SETTLE & CARLISLE (NORTHBOUND)
Hellifield - Settle - Appleby - Carlisle
| ||Join us for this unique journey along the Settle & Carlisle Railway with an ex-LMS Jubilee, in some fabulous spring weather.|
from Hellifield, we join the crews for this privileged ride along one
of the most spectacular and testing main line routes in Great Britain.
We speed past Settle Junction and tackle the infamous 'Long Drag',
taking in the dramatic scenery of the Yorkshire Dales and Cumbrian
Mountains. We past the highest mainline station in England before
running along the hill tops towards Ais Gill and racing on the downhill
gradients to our destination at Carlisle.
The film also includes
commentary by a former driver on this route, offering his knowledge of
how to handle steam on this challenging line.
With live sound
recorded from the Locomotive, we bring the action right to you. This
program also features commentary titles & locations.
Running Time: 1 hour 50 minutes (110 minutes)
Locomotive Featured: LMS Jubilee Class, No. 45690 ‘Leander’