12 October 2021
UNLIMITED RAIL TRAVEL WITH NORTHERN RAIL
FOR £10 PER PERSON FOR A DAY OR £17.50 FOR A
WEEKEND DURING NOVEMBER
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 1 November to Tuesday
30 November 2021 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
click here for full details of the offer, including
the list of qualifying newspapers to obtain tokens (external
click here to view the Northern Rail Network Map
(PDF file, 1.9 MB)
3 October 2021 - Train Walk Update for
Saturday 16 October
The mileage on the Horton to Settle moderate/strenuous
walk on this date has now changed to 12.5 miles.
6 September 2021 (amended item)
Our Saturday walks are no longer restricted
due to coronavirus regulations.
Details of future walks for the remainder
of September through to early December can now be seen in
the Train Walks section.
Walkers are advised to check
this website the day before travel, in case of any late
alterations or cancellations.
1 September 2021
Please send any items for inclusion in the
next members' newsletter (October 2021) to the editor, Jane
Coupe, as soon as possible, but no later than 8 October
25 August 2021
Details of the members' Thursday walks from
October to December 2021 can now be found in the Members
19 July 2021 - Lake District Walks resumed
from 30 June 2021 (amended item)
Walks are reserved for members of Friends
of DalesRail and further details can be found in the Members
All walks are circular. Leaders will send
out by email more details about the route, exact meeting
time and place. If you would like to join us and are not
currently on our mailing list for the Lakes walks, please
contact Merrilyn Hall by text or phone.
For further information, please contact Merrilyn
Hall on 07807 200 517.
24 June 2021
The June 2021 newsletter has now been issued
to all members by post or email as appropriate.
9 June 2021
Details of our members only Thursday walks
for July, August and September 2021 have now been added
to the Members section.
From now on, only Saturday walks will continue to be shown
in this News section, until the full walks programme is
resumed. Lake District and Thursday walks will be displayed
in the Members section.
18 May 2021
Anyone interested in joining us can now become
a member online, by filling in our New
membership application form.
23 January 2021 - Members' Holidays Announcement
The Bishop Auckland weekend, due to take place
on 26 to 29 March 2021 has been cancelled. We have asked
the hotel to re-arrange it for the same weekend next year.
All deposits paid will be refunded.
The summer holiday at Kingussie on 28 May
to 4 June has been re-arranged for the same time next year,
leaving on Friday 27 May 2022. The hotel is undergoing a
partial refurbishment and the price has gone up from £395
to £399 per person. The single person supplement remains
the same £56. More details will appear in a forthcoming
At present the September weekend at Langdale
Youth Hostel and the October holiday to Dovedale, Derbyshire
are still planned to go ahead.
24 November 2020
As our Annual General Meeting has been postponed
please click here to view our accounts for the financial
year 2019-20 and our five year trends. (PDF file,