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A nationwide rail strike has been called by RMT union to take place for 3 days on Tuesday 21st, Thursday 23rd and Saturday 25th of June.

Northern Trains  from Northern Railway: Customer safety is our priority, we advise you not to travel between Tuesday 21st and Sunday 26th June On strike days there will be extremely limited availability of both train crew and signalling staff and as such we will not be able to operate services on most routes. There will be […]

Steam Trains on the Settle Carlisle Railway

A steam train crossing one of the Settle-Carlisle railway’s many viaducts makes for a classic image.  You can often see the hillsides around Ribblehead viaduct, Mallerstang and other vantage points in the Eden Valley dotted by train enthusiasts and keen photographers, just waiting to catch that magic moment.  It seems that everybody loves a steam […]

Visit The Railway Room at The Folly Museum in Settle

The Railway Room, telling the story of the famous Settle to Carlisle line, has re-opened after the installation of a completely new exhibition. This new exhibition tells the story of the line’s construction, the people who worked on the railway, its golden age, and the threat of closure in the 1980’s. A stunning image of […]

It’s A Dog’s Life …

We regularly receive enquiries from passengers wondering whether it is OK to bring their dog on the train with them.  The answer is ‘Yes!’.  The Settle-Carlisle line is part of the UK rail network and the normal rules apply.  You just need to follow these simple guidelines: Dogs (maximum two per person) must be on a […]

iPhone Audio Guide

Imagine having your own personal guide to the Settle-Carlisle Railway, telling the story of the line’s construction and giving you fascinating insights into the unfolding landscape. This is exactly what you can have with the innovative iPhone app, available now in the iTunes App Store – and it’s free of charge. It’s easy to find; […]