Our Website – The Settle-Carlisle Railway Development Company Ltd.

We are committed to making our website accessible to as many people as possible.

The Settle-Carlisle Railway website has been developed to best practice coding conventions corresponding with guidelines stipulated by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0).

The majority of the site meets the WCAG 2.0 standard, however, we recognise that certain aspects of the site do not currently meet this standard.

If you experience any problems accessing our site we are always happy to receive feedback, please email:

Website Text Size
You can change the text size on this website via your browser. To change the text size in Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Internet Explorer simply hold down the ‘Ctrl’ (‘Control’) key on your keyboard and hit either the ‘-‘ or ‘+’ symbols.

To be able to view some of the documents on our website, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. You can download it by clicking on the button below:

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Northern Trains, The Train Operator

The train operating company, Northern Trains, is committed to making their services as accessible and easy to use as possible.

The leaflet below explains what they do to assist older and disabled passengers who travel with them. You will also find all you need to know about how to book assistance for your journey on the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line.

Northern Trains: Making Rail Accessible – Helping older and disabled passengers

View Northern Trains’ Policy’s and Procedure’s document for making rail travel accessible, here.

To find out more or to contact Northern Trains about travel assistance for your journey, click here.

Alternatively, call Northern Trains to book passenger assistance on 0800 138 5560. Northern’s assistance team is available 24 hours a day, 364 days a year.

View Northern Trains updated Step Free Access Map, to aid independent travel and journey planning, here.

You can also visit Northern Trains website to find out more about their Accessibility policy.