Saturday, 11 August 2012

Settle Station, 27th July 2012

Settle Station, opened 1st May 1876,  built in Derby Gothic style by the Midland Railway.
66011 with an engineers' train, in the section between Blea Moor and Settle Jct. Pen-y-ghent is the peak in the distance.
Traditional Settle & Carlisle signage
Upon closure, the signalbox was moved closer to the station, and is opened on Saturdays by FoSCL.
The footbridge is to NBR pattern and was relocated from Drem, East Lothian, about twenty years ago, there being no bridge before.
The water tower is under conversion to a house. Read all about it.