Author Archives: Steven Hodges

Temporary Timetables for the Leeds-Carlisle & Leeds-Lancaster/Morecambe Rail Lines

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Last updated: Monday 18th January 2021. Temporary Timetables across the Northern network… Please only travel if essential for work or for other legally permitted reasons.  If you are travelling with Northern, travel safely. Temporary timetables for the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle and Leeds-Bentham-Lancaster/Morecambe rail lines will be introduced on Monday 18th January 2021. These timetables will remain in operation until further […]

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Engineering Works: 24th – 28th October 2020

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Last updated: Wednesday 21st October 2020 Engineering Works: 24th – 28th October 2020 For five days, from Saturday 24 until Wednesday 28 October 2020, the Settle and Carlisle line between Settle Junction and Kirkby Stephen will be closed. Network Rail will be replacing two underbridges, Banks and Forsters, which are located along the route between […]

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Additional Rail Replacement Bus Service…

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Last updated: Wednesday 11th November 2020. Please note: National travel restrictions are currently in place due to lockdown. If you are travelling with Northern, please travel with confidence. Please check the latest national travel restrictions prior to your journey. You should avoid travelling in or out of your local area, and you should look to reduce the number of journeys […]

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Experience the Settle-Carlisle Railway this Autumn…

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Last updated: Wednesday 11th November 2020. Please note: National travel restrictions are currently in place due to lockdown. If you are travelling with Northern Trains, please travel with confidence. Please check the latest national travel restrictions prior to your journey. You should avoid travelling in or out of your local area, and you should look to reduce the number of […]

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August Travel Update for the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle railway…

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Last updated: Wednesday 11th November 2020. Please note: National travel restrictions are currently in place due to lockdown. If you are travelling with Northern Trains, please travel with confidence. Please check the latest national travel restrictions prior to your journey. You should avoid travelling in or out of your local area, and you should look to reduce the number of […]

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Welcome back to the iconic Settle-Carlisle Railway…

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Last updated: Tues 4th August 2020. Welcome back to the iconic Settle-Carlisle Railway… This Summer, Rail Charter Services brings The Staycation Express, an exclusive tourist-centred Charter Train service operating daily between Skipton, Settle & Appleby, to the iconic rail line. Monday 20th July – Saturday 12th September 2020 Following weeks of restrictions on leisure travel, […]

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Ribblehead Coffee Shop & Visitor Centre Reopening for Summer 2020

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Last updated: Tuesday 13th October 2020. We, The Settle-Carlisle Railway Development Company Ltd, are thrilled to announce the reopening of Ribblehead Coffee Shop & Visitor Centre.  Both the Coffee Shop and Visitor Centre will open to the public on Saturday 4th July 2020. Initially, the Visitor Centre and Coffee Shop will open Monday to Sunday from […]

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The Settle-Carlisle Railway Word Puzzle Prize Draw!

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Last Updated: Tuesday 30th June 2020. Work together to test you and your family’s knowledge about the Settle to Carlisle railway, and the surrounding region, by downloading the two word puzzles below. Whether you’re a local resident, planning a future trip to the region with friends or family, or you’re a self-confessed railway enthusiast; download […]

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An Update from The Settle-Carlisle Railway Development Company…

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Last updated: 13th May 2020. From Tuesday 24th March 2020 the office at Appleby station will be closed for the foreseeable future. All queries relating to website shop sales, Group Travel, Dales Railcard purchases and anything else will be dealt with via email only. This is in response to the ongoing effort to overcome the current […]

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