Today, 30th June, The Settle Carlisle Railway Development Company (SCRDC) have launched their summer of fun campaign on social media, to promote tourism along the railway line.

The aim of the summer of fun campaign is to encourage tourism along the Settle-Carlisle railway, and support local businesses during the summer months.

Katie Chesworth, Projects & Social Media Manager of the SCRDC said; “As a community rail partnership, one of our roles is to work in partnership with the rail industry, local businesses, community groups and organization’s to encourage socio-economic engagement along the world-renowned Settle to Carlisle railway.

“The aim of our Summer of Fun campaign is to encourage our passengers to visit the Eden Valley and Yorkshire Dales and have great day trips out in the area. We’d love to have our passengers join in, sharing their trips along the railway using #SettleCarlisleSummerOfFun”

Over the next few weeks, the SCRDC will be sharing day trip ideas on social media, using #SettleCarlisleSummerOfFun

For more information about the Settle-Carlisle Railway, including timetables and the route, go to the website,

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