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The Staycation Express

The staycation Express is a luxury rail service operating along the world-famous Settle to Carlisle line that runs through some of the most picturesque and scenic landscape in the country.

Enjoy this amazing journey on an original and fully refurbished Inter City 125 train. The luxury refurbishment of the carriages means all passengers enjoy first-class air conditioned with large leather reclining seats, subtle lighting, large tables, power points and USB sockets. The train also has a full buffet car with on-board chef who prepares freshly cooked bacon, sausage or vegan rolls and there is even a fully licenced bar.

The Staycation Express - luxury travel on the Settle to Carlisle line

For a limited time, 1st class return fares are available at only £29 per person. Take advantage of this special ticket offer and enjoy a stunning day out to the Yorkshire Dales, travelling in style over the world famous Settle-Carlisle railway. Groups of 4 or families can travel on a group ticket for just £89 return – or £22.25 per person return!

Rail Charter Services Ltd founder Adrian Quine said: “The Staycation Express is a great new affordable yet luxurious way for Locals and visitors alike to travel one of the world’s great train journeys through the Yorkshire Dales to the beautiful market towns of Settle or Skipton and be back in Cumbria a few hours later”

The Staycation Express

Travel is permitted on the 0940 departure from Appleby to Settle (arrival 1035) or Skipton (arrival 1100). Passengers can then return to Appleby on either the 1118 or 1718 from Skipton or the 1138 or 1737 from Settle.

Carlisle add on fares with Northern Trains

Regular train operator ‘Northern’ provides a connecting train to the staycation Express from Carlisle to Appleby departing Monday to Friday at 0824 (0754 on Saturdays). Carlisle passengers returning north from Skipton or Settle on the 1118/1138 Staycation Express can travel through to Carlisle where their Appleby to Carlisle Northern return ticket will be accepted free of charge in conjunction with this bargain offer.

Passengers travelling north on the 1718 can connect onto a Northern train departing Appleby at 1846 arriving back into Carlisle at 1928.

The Northern add on fare from Carlisle to Appleby return is only £9.80 return (£6.40 with a railcard).

The Staycation Express runs daily from Appleby departing at 0940am except on Fridays and Sundays.
Trains run daily except Fridays and Sundays until 9th September 2021

Find out more at www.railcharterservices.co.uk
Book your tickets online, or call 01768 353200




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