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by mac.hawk
26 Oct 2017, 23:00
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Northern Rail Winter 2017/2018 Dales RailCard & WY ENCTS Concessions Offer
Replies: 0
Views: 150

Northern Rail Winter 2017/2018 Dales RailCard & WY ENCTS Concessions Offer

2017/2018 winter Dales RailCard & West Yorkshire ENCTS Concessions offers from Northern Rail over the Leeds/Bradford-Settle-Carlisle + Leeds/Bradford-Morecambe lines begin shortly - £9 & £7 respectively. Sadly all the weekends in December leading up to Christmas are excluded from this offer. Note th...
by mac.hawk
22 Sep 2017, 20:26
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Northern (Rail) & Johnston Press Offers Again
Replies: 0
Views: 289

Northern (Rail) & Johnston Press Offers Again

We've been here before and it's such a good offer that it would be remiss of me not to note it again. Northern (Rail) & Johnston press are offering £10 day tickets/£17.50 weekend tickets for travel all over their network through the back end of September & most of October & November 2017. Simply col...
by mac.hawk
06 Jun 2017, 19:16
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Weather
Replies: 1
Views: 602

Re: Weather

As I understand it the BT 3 Peaks Challenge is taking place this coming Saturday, 10th June 2017. Under what circumstances any 'organised walk' gets cancelled or abandoned is purely at the discretion of the organisers but usually things like high winds, thunderstorms, poor visibility etc are the mai...
by mac.hawk
21 May 2017, 19:58
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Summer 2017 Rail Timetable
Replies: 0
Views: 472

Summer 2017 Rail Timetable

The Summer 2017 Rail timetable comes into action today, there are no changes to the previous Leeds-Settle-Carlisle timetable.

Visit https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/travel/timetables and select Timetable 07 for details.
by mac.hawk
21 May 2017, 19:56
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Summer 2017 Rail Timetable
Replies: 0
Views: 411

Summer 2017 Rail Timetable

The Summer 2017 Rail timetable comes into action today, there are no changes to the previous Leeds-Settle-Carlisle timetable.

Visit https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/travel/timetables and select Timetable 07 for details.
by mac.hawk
14 May 2017, 23:34
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Ooops!
Replies: 0
Views: 458

Ooops!

I'd hoped for a late April/early May hike of the route from Chapel-le-Dale across Ingleborough to Horton but unfortunately a 'wobble' on a loose stone on Rombalds/Ilkley Moor has wrecked my left ankle temporarily and I'm a bit incapacitated at the moment (latest update (25/05/17) is that the doc tel...
by mac.hawk
05 May 2017, 19:10
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Remedial work on PyG
Replies: 0
Views: 458

Remedial work on PyG

Just a simple update to advise that the construction of the new stepped path off Pen y Ghent summit heading NW is currently under construction, visitors in the immediate future will find mini-diggers in the adjacent area.
by mac.hawk
04 May 2017, 21:35
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More discount rail tickets
Replies: 0
Views: 455

More discount rail tickets

Johnston Press are launching their periodical discount Northern Rail ticket offers - a rail rover anywhere over the Northern Rail Network for £10 per person - see https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/jpress for details. For a list of participating newspapers visit https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/news...
by mac.hawk
10 Apr 2017, 23:09
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: April 2017 update of 'The Guide'
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Views: 1087

April 2017 update of 'The Guide'

The April 2017 update of 'The Guide' is now available, there are a few new small 'touches' to 'The Guide', including an update to the (now direct) rail service from Carlisle. For details of 'The Guide' please see the 'March 2016 version of 'The Guide' posting on this forum. For the April 2017 update...
by mac.hawk
07 Apr 2017, 23:38
Forum: 3 Peaks Challenge
Topic: Horton to Ribblehead - and 'The Bog is OK'
Replies: 0
Views: 989

Horton to Ribblehead - and 'The Bog is OK'

Today's tour from Horton to Ribblehead revealed the following. Firstly that the railway line from Leeds to Carlisle is now fully open in both directions (see posting in General Discussion). The expected flagging on the initial descent of Pen y Ghent (i.e. heading north west) is 'work in progress' - ...