CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

DalesRail Walks

The walks programme for the 2017 DalesRail season has now been prepared by the Lancashire Rail Ramblers and can be viewed and downloaded using the links below.

The programme includes 74 guided walks of varying ability over 17 Sundays and all led by experienced walk leaders from the Lancashire Rail Ramblers.

Please note that due to engineering works in the Blackburn area the DalesRail service will be replaced by bus service between Preston and Hellifield on Sunday 2nd July 2017. All guided walks have been cancelled.

Please also note that due to the proposed industrial action by the RMT Union on Saturday 8th, Sunday 9th & Monday 10th July 2017 the DalesRail service on Sunday 9th July 2017 will not operate.

Full 2017 programme – in easy to print format

2017 DalesRail Brochure – an error has been found in the brochure for Sundays 25th June, 2nd & 9th July 2017 – please check the individual month by month downloads below for the correct details before planning your journey.

Month by Month

August 2017

September 2017

DalesRail has also produced leaflets for short self-guide circular walks around the historic town of Appleby and the border city of Carlisle.

To downoad the leaflets click the links below:

Historic Appleby

Border City of Carlisle

The Lancashire Rail Ramblers have also produced a series of hand outs that take in places of interest that are accessible from DalesRail.

Alston – England’s highest market town

Barnard Castle – on the River Tees

Brampton – small market town

Carlisle’s nationalised pubs – a walk around the pubs of the Carlisle State Brewery

Carlisle Citadel Station – an insight into the station

Carlisle Edgelands – a walk around the fringes of Carlisle

Carlisle Through the Backdoor – the great train crash of 1984

Carlisle – a tour around this historic city

Dumfries – a ‘border’ town, home of Robert Burns

Hadrian’s Wall – a history of the wall

Rickerby & Stanwix – follow the career of George Head Head (yes two heads!)

Sedbergh – largest town in the Yorkshire Dales National Park

Wetheral & Great Corby – a priory, a railway viaduct and much more!


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