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1 Expires 28/02/2025

2 New member rate, renewal £1

Welcome to the Friends of the Settle-Carlisle Line


Join us now or renew your membership here

As a member you are helping support the fantastic work of the Friends. Together with our associate organisations, we support the scenic and historic railway line which runs from Settle Junction in the south to Carlisle in the north, a total of 72 miles (115 km) in length.  For more information on the wide range of activities we undertake to promote and develop the line please visit our website.

Friends’ membership benefits include:

  • Satisfaction of knowing that you are contributing to the upkeep and development of England's most scenic railway
  • Quarterly magazine featuring news of the line, available as traditional printed paper copy, or in digital format direct to your email
  • Optional Dales Railcard currently offering 1/3 discount off fares on the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle and Leeds-Morecambe lines plus occasional special offers
  • Guided walks throughout the year
  • Opportunities to volunteer
  • Social functions held at various times
  • New Life Members will receive a copy of a recently published book about the line plus a Free Dales Railcard for a year.

We welcome younger members with categories for Students (18-25 year olds) and Juniors (up to 18 years) who will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Quarterly magazine in digital format delivered direct to your email
  • New Student members will receive a copy of Martin Pearson’s excellent book “The Building and Saving of a Great Railway”, to learn about the history of the line
  • New Junior members will receive a Friends baseball cap or beanie hat and the subscription is only £1 in subsequent years! (*parents wishing to enrol younger members may email membership@settle-carlisle.com to choose an alternative gift e.g. colouring / sticker book)

Gift Memberships are available to celebrate birthdays or any special occasion. Why not buy a relative or friend Membership of The Friends as a gift?  See: https://membermojo.co.uk/foscl/files/public/docs/GiftMembershipApplication.pdf.

If you are considering Corporate membership and would like to know more, please contact Jonathan Wales, Membership Secretary by email to discuss your requirements membership@settle-carlisle.com

For information on how to become a volunteer, please email volunteers@settle-carlisle.com or visit our website for more information - Become a Volunteer

Please join us today and become a part of our railway family!

Do you just want to donate? You can make a donation by clicking here .