The Settle-Carlisle Railway Refreshment Trolley Service…

From Thursday 5th November, the Refreshment Trolley Service will not be available on any timetabled Northern services due to the ongoing national situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.  We look forward to a time in the near future when we will be able to reappoint this service. 

The Settle-Carlisle Railway Development Company (SCRDC) operates the refreshment trolley service on select timetabled train services travelling north-bound from Settle to Carlisle and south-bound from Appleby to Settle. 

The revised service operates 7 days a week on Northern services running along the Carlisle-Settle-Leeds/Leeds-Settle-Carlisle railway only.

The Refreshment Trolley is available on the following Northern timetabled services*:

Northbound (Settle – Appleby / Settle – Carlisle)

Day Timetabled Service Service available between:
Monday – Friday 10:22 Settle to Appleby
Monday – Friday 11:51 Settle to Carlisle
Monday – Friday 14:17 Settle to Appleby
Saturday 08:50 Settle to Carlisle
Saturday 11:52 Settle to Carlisle
Sunday 10:07 Settle to Carlisle

Southbound (Appleby – Settle / Carlisle – Settle)

Day Timetabled Service Service available between:
Monday – Friday 09:06 Appleby to Settle
Monday – Friday 11:33 Appleby to Settle
Monday – Friday 14:50 Carlisle to Settle
Saturday 10:09 Appleby to Settle
Saturday 10:49 Carlisle to Settle
Saturday 14:50 Carlisle to Appleby
Sunday 12:25 Carlisle to Settle

* There may be occasions when, for circumstances beyond our control, we have no alternative but to withdraw the Refreshment Trolley from scheduled timetable service. In this instances, we will update our customers and passengers as soon as possible via our Facebook and Twitter social media channels.

To find the latest travel times for the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle railway, visit our Timetables website page here.

Purchase tickets in advanced of your journey via Northern’s website here.

Traveling in a group? Plan your journey with the Settle-Carlisle Railway Development Company here.

Refreshments from the Region…

Our Refreshment Trolley stocks a wide range of hot and cold drinks including filter coffee, tea, hot chocolate, latté, water, and fruit juices along with a selection of confectionery, crisps and much more.

In the summer months, why not enjoy an ice cream made locally in the region. With a variety of flavours available, sit back and indulge your taste-buds with a delicious treat!

The trolley also stocks a range of Settle-Carlisle Railway merchandise including playing cards, stationery and our best-selling guidebook to the rail line. If you’re planning a trip on the line, why not check out our website shop to purchase merchandise in advanced of your journey.

Book A Celebration Package for Your Journey…

From packed lunches, Afternoon Teas, champagne and strawberries, to birthday cakes; our catering team, based at Appleby rail station, will be happy to assist you with your pre-order requests.  Whether you’re having a day out on the train or celebrating a special occasion, we are here to help.

To arrange your refreshment package please email with your details and our team will be in touch. You can also speak with a member of our team by calling our Appleby office on 017683 53200.

If you wish to pre-order refreshments, please ensure you contact our team within at least 72 hours of your journey.

Contact Us…

Got a question or query about your journey?

Visit out Contact Us page to find out how we can help you.