About us






Running through some of the most attractive scenery in the Yorkshire Dales and Cumbrian Fells, the Settle-Carlisle railway is world famous for its Victorian architecture, huge stone viaducts, long tunnels and remote wayside station buildings. It is not a preserved heritage railway – it is part of the UK rail network. The diesel sprinter trains carry well over a million passengers every year and provide a vital link to the remote communities they connect.

To plan your journey and view the latest travel times click here.

To find out more information about the train operator, Northern, click here.

This site is managed by the Settle-Carlisle Railway Development Company. We are here to promote the line and encourage economic activity along it. Our objective is to enable all visitors to the line to have the best possible experience. It could be a day trip, or a week’s holiday – you will find everything you need right here.

To get in touch with our team, click here. 



We’re not alone in our passion for the Settle to Carlisle railway. Working alongside us are The Friends of the Settle-Carlisle Line and the Settle-Carlisle Railway Trust. Find out more about how you can give your support or get involved by visiting their websites.  Together we have formulated an overall strategy for the line to co-ordinate our activities and look to the future.

Your Journey

Find out about stations along the line, scheduled engineering works, Frequently Asked Questions and much more here.

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Click here to view the latest Leeds-Settle-Carlisle and Leeds-Bentham-Morecambe timetables.

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