News Archive

03 February 2011

Work has started on creating the second and final section of an all weather footpath for pedestrians and cyclists, linking Kirkby Stephen town centre with the station on the popular Settle-Carlisle railway.
 
The work, funded by Cumbria County Council, started last year when...

31 December 2010

The next programme of FoSCL guided walks (January to June 2011) has been finalised and printed.  Copies of the leaflet are being distributed to stations, tourist information offices, libraries and other outlets that publicise FoSCL activities.  In addition the full programme...

28 December 2010

On 9th December John Johnson, FoSCL committee member, married Tracey Rawson.  For the full story see the Settle-Carlisle website news item.  FoSCL has commissioned a commemorative plaque which will be...

30 November 2010

FoSCL Members' Area including interactive Forum is now up and running.  You can also look at Committee Meeting Minutes (if you really want to know in detail what your committee has been discussing!), Annual Accounts and the Constitution. 
 
Discussion topics have...

26 November 2010

 

Along the Settle and Carlisle.

 

An evening of poetry and pictures

with Alan Daltrey and Nick Jones.

 

Friday 10th December ,

7.30pm at the Bluebell Bookshop,

Angel Square, Penrith

 

Free -...

22 November 2010

Network Rail is building a nationwide Railway Communications System, see www.networkrail.co.uk/aspx/6386.aspx for full details. 
 
They will be holding a 'drop-in' session on Thursday 2nd December between 3pm...

14 November 2010

The next AGM of the Friends of the Settle-Carlisle Line will take place in the Victoria Hall, Settle on Saturday 16th April 2011.   The keen-eyed among our members may have noticed that the date was wrongly given in the November magazine as Easter Saturday!   This was one of those rare...

03 November 2010

Same place as last time, namely Kirkby Stephen West station.  This time a Focus DIY artic was comprehensively scalped.  The bridge seems to have emerged unscathed.

Photos courtesy of Andrew Griffiths, ImageRail.

 

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03 October 2010

Carlisle Station Manager Stuart Davison and three of his colleagues are planning to spend the night of 30th October in the Undercroft beneath Carlisle Station in order to raise money for charity.  To sponsor them, or just to learn more about the spooky goings-on in the station, see...

04 September 2010

The Department for Transport is seeking responses currently to its consultation document called Reforming Rail Franchising.  See the DfT web site for details and to download a copy of the document.
 
FoSCL is...