The Leeds-Settle-Carlisle railway line will be closed between Skipton and Kirkby Stephen between Saturday 24th and Wednesday 28th October 2020 for engineering works to replace two bridges in the Stainforth area.
During this time train operator Northern will run a replacement bus service between Skipton and Kirkby Stephen, with buses to all stations, except Dent. The buses will also call at Hawes Market Place.
The revised timetable of services between Leeds, Skipton, Settle, Kirkby Stephen and Carlisle can be downloaded here (PDF file).
Customers in possession of tickets routed ‘Via Appleby’ or ‘Via Appleby/Carlisle’ will be able to travel on the Northern Leeds – Morecambe via Bentham line services and connect at Lancaster with Avanti West Coast or TransPennine Express services to / from Carlisle at no extra charge. These tickets will however not be accepted via Manchester or Preston.
Passengers are advised to check before they travel at www.nationalrail.co.uk