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Time-lapse of repairs to Settle to Carlisle line

The line has been closed between Armathwaite and Carlisle since a 500,000 tonne landslip occurred when flooding and bad weather hit Cumbria in winter 2015/16.

Since then Network has worked to repair the landslip and stabilise the railway along this section of the Settle-Carlisle railway line.

Complex repairs to Settle to Carlisle railway

Passenger trains are running on the whole of the Carlisle-Settle Line again for the first time in more than a year.

A stretch of the route in Cumbria had been shut since February 2016 following flood damage.

Network Rail engineers have been repairing the iconic line after a 500,000 tonne landslip near Armathwaite.


Flying Scotsman schedule for Settle to Carlisle reopening

All the arrival times of the Flying Scotsman Credit: PA

One of the world's most famous trains will make its way along the Settle to Carlisle railway today marking the line's reopening.

The Flying Scotsman is expected into Carlisle around 1pm today.

Below is the planned timetable for the locomotive's arrival times.

Outbound times:

  • Oxenhope 08.30
  • Haworth 08.35
  • Keighley 09.15
  • Skipton 09.45
  • Hellifield arr. 10.08, dep. 10.45
  • Settle Junction 10.53
  • Horton-in-Ribblesdale 11.11
  • Ribblehead 11.23
  • Garsdale: 11.38
  • Kirkby Stephen 11.51
  • Appleby arr. 12.04, dep. 12.23
  • Lazonby 12.41
  • Carlisle 13.05

Return times

  • Carlisle 15.35
  • Lazonby 16.02
  • Appleby arr. 16.24, dep. 16.43
  • Kirkby Stephen 17.02
  • Garsdale: 17.14
  • Ribblehead 17.28
  • Settle Junction 17.42
  • Hellifield arr. 17.48, dep. 18.29
  • Skipton arr. 18.44, dep. 19.06


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