The Settle-Carlisle Railway Refreshment Trolley Service

SCRDC provides the refreshment trolley service on daily timetabled diesel services, operated by Northern, 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 timetabled services provided by Northern*: 

Northbound (Settle – Appleby / Settle – Carlisle) 

Day  Timetabled Service  Service available between: 
Monday – Friday  10:22  Settle to Carlisle 
Monday – Friday  11:51  Settle to Carlisle 
Monday – Friday  14:17  Settle to Carlisle 
Saturday  08:50  Settle to Carlisle 
Saturday  10.22  Settle to Carlisle 
Saturday  11:51  Settle to Carlisle 
Saturday  14:17  Settle to Carlisle 
Sunday  10:07  Settle to Carlisle 
Sunday  12:13  Settle to Appleby 

Southbound (Appleby – Settle / Carlisle – Settle) 

Day  Timetabled Service  Service available between: 
Monday – Friday  09:06  Appleby to Settle 
Monday – Friday  11:41  Appleby to Settle 
Monday – Friday  13:40  Carlisle to Appleby 
Monday – Friday  14:50  Carlisle to Settle 
Monday – Friday  16:18  Carlisle to Appleby 
Saturday  08:36  Appleby to Settle 
Saturday  10:09  Appleby to Settle 
Saturday  10:58  Carlisle to Settle 
Saturday  13:40  Carlisle to Appleby 
Saturday  14:40  Carlisle to Appleby 
Saturday  16:18  Carlisle to Settle 
Sunday  10:07  Appleby to Settle 
Sunday  12:23  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 services. In this instances, we will update our customers and passengers as soon as possible via our Facebook and Twitter social media channels. 


Refreshments from the Region

The 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 tastebuds with a delicious treat! 

The trolley also stocks a range of Settle-Carlisle Railway merchandise including playing cards, stationery and our best-selling guidebook for the iconic 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. 


Pre-order Refreshments for Your Journey

From packed lunches, Celebration packages and afternoon teas, to champagne and strawberries, and birthday cakes; our team, based at Appleby station, will be happy to assist you with any 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 a bespoke refreshment package please email admin@settle-carlisle.co.uk with your details and enquiry and our team will be in touch. Alternatively, you can speak with a member of our team today by calling our Appleby office on 017683 53200. 

If you wish to pre-order refreshments, please ensure you contact our team at least 7 days prior to your journeys departure date. 


Celebrate Your Special Day on the Settle-Carlisle Railway 

Click here to learn more about Celebration packages!

Now available to pre-order on select weekday trains, operated by Northern, travelling between Settle and Carlisle and Carlisle and Settle.


Contact Us

Got a question or query about your journey? Visit our Contact Us page to find out how we can help you. 

For the latest timetables for the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle railway, visit our Timetables website page here. 

Click here to purchase tickets in advanced online via Northern’s website. 

Traveling in a group? Click here to learn how our friendly team can help you plan and book your groups trip along the line.