Old Events

Location: Settle-Carlisle Line, Mon 01 Jan 2018 (All day) - Mon 30 Apr 2018 (All day)

The current programme of FoSCL Guided Walks came to an end with the Xmas pud plod on 27th December 2017.

The Guided Walks Coordinator, David Singleton, has done a superb job in organising the walks programme and now feels it is time to step down.  It is hoped that two people who have...

Location: Falcon Manor Hotel, Settle, Sat 02 Dec 2017 (12:00 - 15:30)

The annual Christmas lunch will be held at the Falcon Manor Hotel, Settle, on Saturday 2nd December 2017.  Menu and booking form attached.

Location: Carlisle & some intermediate stops to York, Sat 25 Nov 2017 (06:45 - 20:15)

It’s nearly time for the Christmas Comet excursion to York.

If you haven’t bought your tickets yet, there are still a few places left in standard class.  For passengers travelling from Settle or Skipton, there are cheeky deals to be had, with a group ticket for four...

Location: Tullie House Museum, Carlisle, Sat 08 Jul 2017 (13:45 - 16:00)

Tullie House Museum and the Settle-Carlisle Line are jointly working on a project to promote Carlisle's railway heritage.  This may lead to a bid for funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund,

On Saturday 8th July at 1.45 pm there is a public consultation meeting at Tullie House...

Location: Ribblehead Station, Thu 29 Jun 2017 (11:00 - 13:45)

Martin Pearson, author of critically acclaimed book on S and C Railway will be signing copies of his book. Coincides with the Shanty Town Experience walk.

Location: Settle Station, Sat 24 Jun 2017 (11:00 - 12:00)

David Joy - Rails in the Dales and Martin Pearson- S/C Railway 1850-1990 are doing a joint book signing at Settle Station.

David Joy is former editor of the Dalesman and has written over 40 books, mainly on railways and the Dales.

Martin Pearson is a new author - a...

Location: Folly Museum, Victoria St, Settle, Sat 06 May 2017 (10:00 - 15:00)

Regrettably this event has had to be cancelled due to urgent building work in the Folly Museum.  The archives will be open as usual first Saturday in June.


We have installed shelves and put all material into archive boxes. Our extensive library of books is now on open...

Location: Settle, Sat 29 Apr 2017 (All day)

The Friends of the Settle-Carlisle Line Annual General meeting will be held on Saturday 29th April at 12.00 in the Victoria Hall, Settle.

Nominations for the committee officers (Chairman, Secretary & Treasurer) and committee members have now closed.

Registration will be from 11...

Location: Settle Station, Tue 25 Apr 2017 (09:50 - 11:00)

Ride2Stride Festival Launch Event

Guided tours around the Water Tower (private residence) and the restored Signal Box, both right by Settle station: small groups at a time, 10.00, 10.30 and 11.00 am. 


Location: Armathwaite Station, Fri 31 Mar 2017 (10:30 - 16:00)

The Friends of the Settle-Carlisle Line are hosting a special event to celebrate the reopening of the line between Carlisle and Armathwaite, at Armathwaite station on 31st March. 

On that day Flying Scotsman will pass through Armathwaite.  There will be various stalls, a jazz...