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Craven By Rail

Daily mainline services operate from Leeds, Carlisle and Lancaster.

Skipton Railway station

Rail journeys in Craven:

The railways are a wonderfully scenic way to travel to and around Craven, linking some of its picturesque villages and historic market towns and offering uncompromised views of the fells.

There are daily mainline line services from the Leeds to Morecambe line and Settle to Carlisle line. This page gives you some helpful information when planning your rail Journey.:

Settle to Carlisle line
following a scenic route through Airedale, visiting Skipton, Gargrave, into Ribblesdale via Settle and Horton In Ribblesdale passing by the Three Peaks Ingleborough- Whernside- Pen-y-ghent then crossing the famous Ribblehead Viaduct.

Train The Leeds Morecambe line, visiting Clapham and Bentham . An ideal way for walkers to access extensive walking routes in north and west Craven.

Before setting off on any journey it is always a good idea to plan your route. The National Rail Enquiries website has all the information and help you would need to completely plan your journey.

Embsay Steam Railway
Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway 
A nostalgic trip along the edge of Wharfedale, always popular are the special events throughout the year including Thomas the Tank Engine Weekends, Santa Specials and Heritage Weekends.

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