The Settle-Carlisle Railway is one of the best documented railways in the world and its story has been told in many different ways in a wide variety of formats.
- A useful introduction is available online from the ubiquitous Wikipedia - see:
- There are also dozens (probably hundreds) of books, articles and other published and unpublished works relating to all aspects of the Settle-Carlisle Railway story and a small selections of these are listed on the 'SCRCA Project: Reference sources' page.
- A small collection of History Posts provide an insight into the history and early years of the Friends of the Settle-Carlisle Line (FoSCL).
- Historic structures: The two decommissioned signal boxes that are now maintained by FoSCL members and which operate as small museums / interpretation centres, namely:
- The SCRCA section also includes a steadily growing collection of articles covering the line's history, including contemporary accounts relating to its construction.
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