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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 […]

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 totalling £1 billion will mean 281 new carriages, additional services, improved station facilities, ticketing and Wi-Fi for the north’s […]

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; […]