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Where to walk this Spring
05 April 2017

Where to walk this Spring

In northern England, walkers are spoilt for choice.  It could be a short riverside stroll or the Three Peaks challenge; either way, there are unlimited options out there.  And now that Spring is here it's time to dust off the walking boots and ge...

Eden Brows repair: timelapse video
02 April 2017

Eden Brows repair: timelapse video

You can see Story Contracting's video of the repairs at Eden Brows herehttp://www.storycontracting.com/project/eden-brows-repair-works/ Thank you Network Rail and Story Contracting for such an amazing job...

Let’s Celebrate the Re-Opening to Carlisle
01 April 2017

Let’s Celebrate the Re-Opening to Carlisle

The Settle-Carlisle line has re-opened to Carlisle Network Rail and Story Contracting have undertaken a huge repair project at Eden Brows on time and their efforts are applauded. We will be working hard to spread this news and encourage locals...

Win 1st Class Steam Tickets
24 February 2017

Win 1st Class Steam Tickets

If you've seen all the coverage of the Settle-Carlisle line on the national media this week and would like to travel in style behind a steam locomotive, there are more opportunities coming up. The 'Fellsman' is an enduringly popular, scenic, steam...

Trains run Leeds to/from Armathwaite
20 December 2016

Trains run Leeds to/from Armathwaite

Train services now run as far north as Armathwaite. An amended timetable has been introduced. Train times Leeds to/from Appleby are unaffected but there are revised timings for journeys Appleby to/from Armathwaite. Bus connections are in operatio...

Opportunities for Local Businesses
20 October 2016

Opportunities for Local Businesses

If you’re reading this, you’re here at the new Settle Carlisle Railway website.  Welcome, and thanks for calling by.  The site has been redesigned by the Settle-Carlisle Railway Development Company with the aim of creating a portal to this wond...

Something for the children
20 June 2016

Something for the children

If you regularly travel with children, you'll  know it's wise to have something up your sleeve to keep them occupied.  Children love to travel by train, and on the Settle Carlisle line there's always something exciting going past the window. We've ...

Experience the real Jericho
11 May 2016

Experience the real Jericho

ITV's gripping historical drama 'Jericho' has built up a loyal following of viewers.  Some of them have been getting in touch with us, keen to find out more about the real setting for the TV show. Well, Culverdale viaduct is in fact Ribblehead - ...

Explore with DalesRail
19 April 2016

Explore with DalesRail

The Settle-Carlisle line is a great way to explore and enjoy a fantastic day out in unforgettable scenery.  Keen walkers have used the line for many years to gain access to their favourite places and routes.  If you would like to join a like-minded...

Flying Scotsman First Day Cover
08 February 2016

Flying Scotsman First Day Cover

You can pre-order a First Day Cover being issued to commemorate the inaugural run of the Flying Scotsman from Kings Cross to York on 25 February.  Buy online or download the order form here If ordering by telephone, please remember to quote SCRai...

Arriva To Run North’s Trains
03 February 2016

Arriva To Run North’s Trains

The news has been announced that Arriva Trains will run services from April 2016.  We await exact details of how this will affect the Settle–Carlisle and Skipton–Lancaster/Morecambe routes but the early signs are very positive.  Investment tota...

New Ribblehead Poster & Greetings Cards
25 January 2016

New Ribblehead Poster & Greetings Cards

We had a surprise visit from Alan Gunston, railway artist, who lives close to the Settle-Carlisle line in Cumbria.  We were bowled over by what he had brought to show us: a new railway poster featuring Ribblehead viaduct (or "Culverdale" viaduct, if...