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This page gives the latest news that may affect any of our activities - such as additional events, website updates, changes to our published programme, or problems with the trains we are using.

News items are retained on this page for up to 6 months, but may be removed/updated earlier than this, depending on their relevance. All older and removed items can still be viewed in the News Archives (see link below)

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17 February 2020

Minor changes to the rail timetable on some lines apply from today. In particular the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle train which is used for many of our Saturday walks will now depart from Leeds at the slightly later time of 0919 and the Leeds-Bentham-Morecambe train will now depart from Leeds at 0819.

 

25 January 2020

The leaders meeting and first aid course for walkers will be held on Sunday 8 March 2020. Further information and booking details can be found in the Members Events section.

 

14 January 2020

UNLIMITED RAIL TRAVEL WITH NORTHERN RAIL FOR £10 PER PERSON FOR A DAY OR £17.50 FOR A WEEKEND

Northern Rail and JPIMedia are running a flat fare special offer for a day's travel anywhere on the Northern Rail Network for £10 (£5 for children, no other further discounts). A weekend ticket for £17.50 (£8.25 for children) is also available. To qualify you have to collect THREE tokens from qualifying JPIMedia newspapers, who publish a number of titles including the Yorkshire Evening Post and several titles in Yorkshire and Lancashire. Please see the Northern Rail website (click here to view) for details of when the tokens will be in the newspapers.

You need to download the form on the Northern Rail website and you can then buy up to four Northern Rail Day Ranger tickets from any staffed rail station within the Northern Network.

The offer runs from Monday 20 January until Sunday 22 March 2020 and is valid every day during this special offer period. The offer is not limited to the Settle-Carlisle line, but it is restricted to services operated by Northern Rail.

Please click here for full details of the offer, including the list of qualifying newspapers to obtain tokens (external web link)

Please click here to view the Northern Rail Network Map (PDF file, 1.9 MB)

 

10 January 2020

All members who booked for the annual dinner on Saturday 18 January 2020 have now been allocated a place.

3 January 2020

Please send any contributions for the next members' newsletter to the editor, Jane Coupe, as soon as possible, but no later than 10 January 2020.

11 November 2019

Full details of all our public walks from January to June 2020 have now been added to the Train Walks section.

1 November 2019 - Past Events Update

A selection of photos from the recent members' weekend in Melrose can be accessed in the Past Events (Holidays 2019) section.

21 October 2019

Winter Travel Offers on the Settle/Carlisle and Morecambe lines - Details now available

The Winter Offer for Dales Rail Card holders runs from 4 November 2019 to 4 April 2020 and the Offer for West Yorkshire Concessionary Pass holders runs from 11 November 2019 to 4 April 2020.

Exclusion dates are 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 December 2019.

Please click here for further information (external website link)

16 October 2019

Please send any items for inclusion in the next members' newsletter (New Year 2020) to the editor, Jane Coupe, as soon as possible, but no later than 10 January 2020.

7 October 2019 - Members Events 2020

Details of the monthly Thursday walks and Lake District walks programmes for 2020 can now be seen in the Members Events section.

5 October 2019

The October 2019 members' newsletter has recently been distributed by post and email. There have been some problems sending out the email version, so if you have not received one as expected, please contact Elizabeth Myers.

Members are requested to book for the Annual Dinner on 18 January 2020 at the Railway Hotel, Skipton as soon as possible, as places are limited and will be allocated on a "first come, first served" basis. Full details are in the October newsletter.

2 September 2019 - Lake District Members Walks Update

Details of changes to the Lake District walk on Saturday 21 September 2019 can now be seen in the Members Events section.


28 August 2019

A selection of photos from the recent members' Lake District walk from Elterwater can be accessed in the Past Events (Other Events) 2019 section.


11 August 2019

A selection of photos from the recent members' Lake District walk to Wetherlam can be accessed in the Past Events (Other Events) 2019 section.


25 July 2019

Please send any items for inclusion in the next members' newsletter (October 2019) to the editor, Jane Coupe, as soon as possible, but no later than 19 September 2019.


21 July 2019

Details of our three main members' holidays for 2020 can now be found in the Holidays section. Booking forms will be issued with future editions of the members' newsletter.


8 July 2019

A selection of photos from the recent members' holiday in Weymouth, Dorset can be accessed in the Past Events (Holidays 2019) section.


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