2018 marks the 140th anniversary of the opening of the 6 mile branch railway between Garsdale (on the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line) and Hawes. This was a momentous year in which the 40 mile Wensleydale railway between Northallerton and Garsdale was completed.
A meeting has been arranged to consider the formation of a steering group to consider the feasibility of re-opening the branch line between Garsdale and Hawes. The meeting will be held at the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes on Saturday 11th August 2018 at 3.00pm.
If you are interested in attending this meeting – or can offer practical support or suggestions based on experience – please contact Ruth Annison by post to Dyke House, Askrigg, Leyburn DL8 3HG or telephone 01969 650349.