Settle & Carlisle to reopen in March 2017

TRAINS will be able to traverse

A schematic diagram of how the repair will be carried out.
A schematic diagram of how the repair will be carried out.

the full length of the Settle & Carlisle line from the end of March next year as Network Rail continues to work on stabilising the 500,000-tonne landslip that severed the line at Eden Brows back in February.

The £23million repair project involves the construction of an extensive concrete and steel reinforcing structure beneath the railway, around two miles north of Armathwaite station, and 70m above the River Eden.

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