The Settle-Carlisle Railway 30th Anniversary Express: Carlisle - Chester

Day Trip


On arriving in the historic city of Chester, there will be ample time to explore some of the walled city’s 2,000-year-old Roman history, experience the unique high-street architecture laden with boutique stores and independent shops, or drink and dine in the many specialist restaurants, cafés and bars.

You, and your guests, will travel in style and comfort on a loco-hauled, vintage diesel train. With a fantastic at seat silver service option available, sit back and enjoy First class opulence in vintage rail carriages from a bygone era. Whatever your budget, we have a travel package to suit you on this exclusive anniversary excursion; First Class with Premier Dining, First Class and Standard Class.

The Anniversary Express excursion will run on Saturday the 13th July 2019. The train will depart from Carlisle at approximately 08.00 hrs calling at Appleby, Kirkby Stephen, Settle, Hellifield and Clitheroe and arrive in Chester at around 12.00 noon. The return journey will depart from Chester at approximately 16:30 hrs with a provisional arrival time in Carlisle at 20:30 hrs *.

Tickets are on sale now – visit our website to book yours now!

Alternatively, you can telephone our Appleby Office on 017683 53200 Monday to Friday between 09:00 and 15:00 to make your booking.

If you’d like to learn more about The Anniversary Express, click here.

We look forward to welcoming you on board!

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Tue 10:00 16:00
Wed 10:00 16:00
Thu 10:00 16:00
Fri 10:00 16:00

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