Travel Dales - Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority - Sustainable Travel Initiative http://www.traveldales.org.uk/ The Travel Dales web site is designed to provide you with information to enable visitors and local people to enjoy the National Park whilst protecting its special qualities by lowering the impact of the use of motorised transport and encouraging the use of cycling and walking to move around the dales. en-uk DalesBus Link from Wakefield http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=1&id=339 New DalesBus link from Wakefield 2011-02-06 21:02:32.0 What's New? Essential road repairs at Morton on Swale http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=1&id=337 Essential road repairs taking place on sections of the A684 through Morton on Swale and Ainderby Steeple 2011-01-31 09:29:24.0 What's New? Extension of Deadline for Transport Select Committee Inquiry http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=1&id=335 Local authorities and bus users, in particular, are invited to write to the Committee as further details are proposed and finalised about local bus service provision, in response to the Spending Review. 2011-01-24 16:50:39.0 What's New? Catch the Red Bus to See the Red Squirrels http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=2&id=293 A new service is launched to Snaizeholme. 2010-06-06 22:56:21.0 Bus Service News Winter Buses to the Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=2&id=314 Winter bus timetables are now in operation 2010-10-31 19:30:15.0 Bus Service News Lancashire Dales Rail News http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=3&id=333 The dates, times and fares for the 2011 Lancashire DalesRail season have been announced. 2011-01-18 17:37:50.0 Rail Service News Case Made for Connecting Embsay and Bolton Abbey Railway to the Mainline Network at Skipton http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=3&id=332 Transport planner JMP has concluded that reinstatement of 20 yards of rail track with associated signalling would pave the way for a financially viable reconnection of the heritage Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway to the main line network at Skipton in Yorkshire. 2010-12-20 14:41:06.0 Rail Service News Special 8 Winter Offer on England's most scenic Railway for MetroCard and Metro-issued English National Concessionary Pass holders http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=3&id=315 8 Winter Offer 2010-10-31 19:42:12.0 Rail Service News Special Winter Offer for Dales Railcard Holders http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=3&id=316 6 Winter Offer 2010-10-31 19:44:37.0 Rail Service News Joint effort to repair stairway to Ingleborough http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=5&id=324 Climbers and walkers winding their way up the steep slopes of Ingleborough will find the trek a little easier thanks to the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) and the British Mountaineering Council. 2010-12-06 17:38:54.0 Walking News Free Guided Walks in the Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=5&id=287 A new programme of free guided walks is available. 2010-03-28 21:46:05.0 Walking News Lancashire Dalesrail Wrap Agreed http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=6&id=334 The Clitheroe Line Community Rail Partnership and Northern Rail have agreed the final design of the train wrap for 156464 Lancashire DalesRail. 2011-01-18 17:41:39.0 Other News For details of archive news stories click Archive News http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=40 . 2006-10-24 17:39:37.0 Archive News B6270 Road Closed at Ellerton Abbey 7th to 8th February http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=338 The B6270 will be closed between Grinton and Downholm at Ellerton Abbey for two days between Monday the 7th and 8th of February 2011 for resurfacing work of the carriageway. 2011-02-03 11:40:47.0 Archive News Dent Dale Initiative Host Guided Walks http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=336 The Dent Dale Initiative are hosting a programme of guided walks throughout the year to raise the awareness of the annual walking festival that is held over the May Day bank holiday 30th April & 1st May 2011-01-26 08:46:42.0 Archive News Maintenance works on the Settle - Carlisle Line http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=305 Maintenance works on the Settle - Carlisle Line 2010-08-31 15:23:25.0 Archive News Winter Weather Travel Survey http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=325 Institute of Transport and Tourism (University of Central Lancashire) has launched an on-line survey into the impacts of the winter weather on people's travel. 2010-12-07 08:31:09.0 Archive News Christmas and New Year Guided Walks http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=327 Christmas and New Year Guided Walks 2010-12-12 18:14:30.0 Archive News Free Soft Drinks for Designated Drivers http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=328 Designated drivers will be rewarded in thousands of pubs across the country as part of the THINK! Christmas drink drive campaign, launched today by Road Safety Minister Mike Penning. 2010-12-13 10:53:50.0 Archive News Sedbergh Townscape Initiative Exhibition http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=329 Sedbergh Parish Council, working closely with key partners in the town, is currently producing a plan to improve Sedbergh town centre through the introduction of potential new traffic management measures and physical improvements to key streets and public spaces. 2010-12-15 10:09:02.0 Archive News Christmas and New Year Buses and Trains http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=326 Christmas and New Year Buses and Trains 2010-12-12 18:12:40.0 Archive News Milestone for "green lane" project http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=323 The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) has reached a major milestone in a project to manage the use by recreational motor vehicles of unsurfaced green lanes in the National Park. 2010-11-19 10:20:54.0 Archive News Car Crime in the Yorkshire Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=321 Motorists are being warned not to leave any valuables in their vehicles following a spate of car crime in the Yorkshire Dales. 2010-11-09 09:06:42.0 Archive News National Park welcomes the Way of the Roses http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=308 Cyclists visiting the Yorkshire Dales National Park will be able to try out a new route from next weekend. (September 11th 2010) 2010-09-06 10:58:43.0 Archive News Facelift for Sedbergh footpaths http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=322 Two footpaths that will lead to a new development in Sedbergh have been given a facelift by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA 2010-11-16 17:48:34.0 Archive News Rail Replacement Buses - Adverse Weather Changes http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=331 Rail Replacement Buses - Adverse Weather Changes 2010-12-16 21:57:37.0 Archive News Double celebration for Friends of the Three Peaks http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=313 An organisation set up to help protect the iconic Three Peaks of the Yorkshire Dales National Park has celebrated reaching a double milestone 2010-09-28 09:39:08.0 Archive News Flood-hit bridge reopened in Arkengarthdale http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=312 A well-used footpath in the Yorkshire Dales National Park has re-opened after repairs were carried out to a flood-damaged bridge. 2010-09-23 10:40:56.0 Archive News Facelift for popular footpath http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=311 Wheelchair users and walkers with limited mobility will soon be able to enjoy new views of Upper Wharfedale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. 2010-09-21 11:06:36.0 Archive News Street Clutter to be Cut http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=304 Councils are being urged to get rid of unnecessary signs, railings, and advertising hoardings in a bid to make streets tidier and less confusing for motorists and pedestrians. 2010-08-31 15:05:57.0 Archive News Work ends to keep drivers on track http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=303 Boulders, fencing and landscaping are being used to help green lane drivers to stay on track on a byway in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. 2010-08-31 14:50:55.0 Archive News New Plaques to Mark the Dales Way http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=298 School pupils have been putting their practical skills to the test to create special plaques to mark a long-distance trail that runs through the Yorkshire Dales National Park. 2010-07-13 12:23:56.0 Archive News New Airedale Line timetable http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=319 New Airedale line timetable 2010-11-07 16:06:15.0 Archive News More Flooding Expected on Dales Roads today http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=320 It's now raining heavily in the Dales and after the recent period of heavy rain we are expecting and some of the Dales roads will be again be under water. 2010-11-08 09:44:38.0 Archive News Reports of Flooded Roads in the Yorkshire Dales 4th November 2010 http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=317 Appersett Bridge Kilnsey A684 between Worton and Aysgarth, and the B6265 South of Threshfeild Flooded 13:38 4th Nov 2010 2010-11-04 13:40:55.0 Archive News Still Water About on Dales Roads http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=318 After the flooding on Dale's roads yesterday (Nov 4th 2010) most roads are drying out. However there is still a need to be careful as there will be debris about and some roads still have water across them. 2010-11-05 09:27:33.0 Archive News Proposed Changes to Evening and Sunday Buses http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=310 North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) are currently proposing to withdraw all funding for evening and Sunday bus services 2010-09-07 21:24:49.0 Archive News Rail Engineering Works http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=309 Engineering work will affect trains between Leeds, Bradford and Skipton on Sundays. 2010-09-07 21:22:57.0 Archive News The Way of the Roses http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=307 The National Cycle Network celebrates its 15th anniversary in September and what better way to celebrate than by adding a new challenging route to its ever-expanding network of over 12,600 miles. 2010-09-01 10:11:34.0 Archive News Liftshare's Founder Gets Low Carbon Award http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=302 The first ever Low Carbon Champion Awards have named liftshare's founder, Ali Clabburn, winner of the 'Special Award' category. 2010-08-17 17:48:05.0 Archive News New Bridge Over the River Ribble At Selside http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=299 Walkers, horse riders and mountain bikers on the Pennine Bridleway National Trail will soon be able to stay dry when they cross the River Ribble 2010-07-20 11:19:44.0 Archive News Car Clubs Given 40k Boost http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=297 Norman Baker, Minister for Transport, yesterday announced an extra 40,000 of government funding to support Leeds based Carplus 2010-07-05 11:02:22.0 Archive News New Transport Plan for North Yorkshire http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=294 North Yorkshire County Council is calling on residents and transport users in the County to put forward their views about how local transport across the County is managed and maintained and how it can be improved. 2010-06-14 17:13:48.0 Archive News Help birds plea to dog owners http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=288 Dog owners visiting the Yorkshire Dales National Park are being asked to help make life easier for ground-nesting birds and their young by keeping their pets on leads. 2010-04-30 13:49:41.0 Archive News Improvements Proposed at Skipton Bus Station http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=285 Improvements are proposed for Skipton Bus Station 2010-03-28 21:25:37.0 Archive News Milestone for Three Peaks project http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=283 A new organisation set up to help protect the beautiful Three Peaks has reached its first milestone  its 100th member. 2010-03-12 11:26:22.0 Archive News Settle Carlisle Railway Under the Microscope http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=279 Consultation has begun on a review of conservation area status for the famous Settle/Carlisle 2010-02-23 10:15:12.0 Archive News New Rail Link from Bradford to London http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=291 Our new West Riding service between West Yorkshire and London Kings Cross started on the 23rd May 2010 2010-05-28 08:35:22.0 Archive News High Speed Rail For Yorkshire http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=282 Transport Secretary Andrew Adonis has announced proposals which would revolutionise Britain's rail network by delivering an initial core high speed rail network linking London to Yorkshire 2010-03-11 13:38:08.0 Archive News Malham Tarn Shuttle http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=301 Malham Tarn Shuttle 2010-07-20 21:41:12.0 Archive News Buses to Upper Nidderdale http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=300 Buses to Upper Nidderdale 2010-07-20 21:39:38.0 Archive News More Dales Experience Buses From West Yorkshire http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=290 Dales Experience Buses: More Buses, More Choice when you Go DalesBus! 2010-05-27 21:21:06.0 Archive News Disruption to Wharfedale Buses http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=296 Buses in Wharfedale are affected by an emergency road closure. 2010-07-02 21:19:05.0 Archive News A County Council is Planting Tree to Improve Road Safety http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=280 Norfolk County Council is using the power of 'tree planting' - to pilot a green solution to speeding on rural roads. 2010-03-10 16:25:26.0 Archive News Leyburn Walking Festival: 18th to 20th June 2010 http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=295 Leyburn is holding its first walking festival this weekend 2010-06-16 21:52:47.0 Archive News Bus travel in England will be safer, more efficient and easier to use under new Government proposals. http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=281 The plans outline a range of measures to improve services including a ban on the consumption of alcohol on buses and a requirement for operators to provide more advanced warning of changes to services 2010-03-11 09:27:23.0 Archive News Leeds Half Marathon Bus Diversions http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=289 Bus diversions 2010-05-06 23:03:24.0 Archive News Easter Bus Services http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=286 Bus times will be subject to change 2010-03-28 21:34:54.0 Archive News Winter Guided Walks http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=265 A new programme of walks is on offer. 2009-10-17 21:39:30.0 Archive News Winter DalesBus Services http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=266 A new programme of walks is on offer. 2009-10-17 21:45:36.0 Archive News OAP's from throughout England benefit from free travel in the Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=157 New concessionary fare arrangements from 1st April 2008 2008-03-31 21:50:11.0 Archive News Skipton Station to be a Cycle Hub http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=262 Northern Rail is to Turn Skipton into a cycle gateway to the Yorkshire Dales 2009-10-01 09:04:12.0 Archive News OFT Refers Buses Market to Competition Commission http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=274 Following the Office of Fair Tradings (OFT) decision to refer the UK local bus market to the Competition Commission (CC) for investigation, the CC is inviting evidence from all interested parties. 2010-01-08 14:48:44.0 Archive News Clearer forecasts for the Dales from the Met Office http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=264 A new area weather forecast for the Yorkshire Dales will provide hill walkers with clearer information to help keep them safer, whilst making the most of the spectacular countryside. 2009-10-16 10:35:19.0 Archive News Friends of the Three Peaks go online http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=268 Lovers of the Yorkshire Dales now have the chance to help preserve its famous Three Peaks online. 2009-11-02 09:44:23.0 Archive News Tips for Businesses on New Cycling Route http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=277 Two workshops are being held to help local businesses prepare for a new cycle route which will pass through the area. 2010-01-22 10:59:36.0 Archive News Think !!! http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=275 A 1.4m THINK! campaign to highlight the devastating consequences of speeding for drivers as well as victims has started. 2010-01-12 17:53:49.0 Archive News Wensleydale Railway Special Operating Day http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=278 Wensleydale Railway Special Operating Day 2010-02-15 22:02:02.0 Archive News Special Winter Offer on Scenic Rail Journeys http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=267 Special Winter Offer on Scenic Rail Journeys 2009-10-28 22:49:42.0 Archive News North Yorkshire Winter Gritting for 13th Jan 2009 http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=276 There has been snow on high ground overnight, and across the county sleet and freezing rain have led to very icy conditions on the roads. Most main roads are clear but driving conditions on more minor roads are likely to be difficult. 2010-01-13 12:32:24.0 Archive News Wensleydale Railway End of Season http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=273 Wensleydale Railway End of Season 2009-12-29 21:26:50.0 Archive News Christmas & New Year Bus and Train Services http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=272 Services will be altered over the holiday period. 2009-11-29 21:49:06.0 Archive News New West Riding service http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=256 2010 will see Grand Central add a range of destinations to its growing network when it launches a brand new service from the West Riding of Yorkshire to London. 2009-08-18 15:39:39.0 Archive News More Rail+Bus Connections to Hawes http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=255 Revised times on the Hawes Village Bus 2009-08-15 21:44:01.0 Archive News Stone donation for Three Peaks Project http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=263 Walkers will benefit from the first donation of materials to the new Three Peaks Project launched earlier this year by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority 2009-10-07 11:36:31.0 Archive News Calendar Girl launches Friends of the Three Peaks http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=260 Calendar Girl Angela Baker has become the first person to join a new group aimed at helping to preserve Yorkshires beautiful Three Peaks. 2009-09-02 11:28:17.0 Archive News MTB the Dales is back in business http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=253 Over 50 million users have now visited the Department for Transport's pioneering travel information and journey planning service, Transport Direct. 2009-07-27 10:31:58.0 Archive News New opportunities for Dales businesses http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=270 A new area weather forecast for the Yorkshire Dales will provide hill walkers with clearer information to help keep them safer, whilst making the most of the spectacular countryside. 2009-11-09 11:30:44.0 Archive News Progress on missing link of the Pennine Bridleway http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=258 Work is progressing on the latest phase of improvements to the Pennine Bridleway National Trail in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. 2009-09-02 11:12:33.0 Archive News Byway Traffic Levels Buck the Trend http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=251 While official traffic levels have risen on rural roads by 14% in 2008, according to new government statistics, recent checks on traffic levels on parts of The National Byway indicate no change in the past five years. 2009-07-22 17:57:39.0 Archive News TV advertising campaign to tackle drug driving http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=257 The first national TV advertising campaign to tackle drug driving was launched by Transport Secretary Andrew Adonis today after new research showed that one in 10 young male drivers admit to driving after taking illegal drugs. 2009-08-20 08:57:14.0 Archive News Stop a Killer in the Dales this Summer http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=249 A new hard hitting campaign to stop drink drivers has been launched in North Yorkshire - backed by the Police, the 95 Alive Road Safety Partnership and, the Black Sheep Brewery. 2009-07-22 09:00:19.0 Archive News More Buses to Malham http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=248 More buses are now running to Malham 2009-07-21 17:12:05.0 Archive News Your Views Sought on the Future of Transport in North Yorkshire http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=247 North Yorkshire County Council is embarking on a major consultation exercise with groups, organisations, and residents, as it begins the process of producing its third Local Transport Plan. 2009-07-17 11:08:34.0 Archive News A Greener Future for Transport http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=246 Carbon emissions from domestic transport will be reduced by up to 14 per cent over the next decade as a result of the Government's carbon reduction strategy. 2009-07-16 14:46:47.0 Archive News Summer Guided Walks http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=156 A new programme of guided walks is now available 2008-03-16 18:44:55.0 Archive News New footpaths for walkers http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=233 Two new footpaths are ready for Easter 2009 for visitors in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. 2009-04-20 09:49:04.0 Archive News Summer Buses in the Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=230 Summer buses in the Dales 2009-02-28 22:11:08.0 Archive News Saddle up and join the Ingleborough Pony express http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=238 This summer, visitors to Ingleborough National Nature Reserve (NNR) will again be able to take advantage of an environmentally friendly travel option called the Ingleborough Pony thanks to a joint project run by Natural England and the Dales and Bowland Community Interest Company. 2009-05-18 13:56:49.0 Archive News Escape to the Dales with DalesBus http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=240 Escape to the Dales 2009-05-22 23:02:04.0 Archive News Green buses for summer in the Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=237 New bus services that provide people with green transport into and around the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park are up and running for the summer. 2009-05-11 11:54:42.0 Archive News Walkers are half way there http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=261 Walkers on a hike along Alfred Wainwrights famous Coast to Coast route are today (Tues Sept 22 2009) celebrating reaching the halfway point  in Swaledale. 2009-09-21 14:10:34.0 Archive News Women's Way on the National Byway http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=252 While women outnumber men in Britain, fewer of them have been riding their bikes. But that is likely to change as new research indicates that, with more than 40% of women already having access to a bike, there's real opportunity for increased usage. 2009-07-22 18:00:12.0 Archive News Consultation on Yorkshire Dales Link in National Cycle Route http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=254 The proposed link is 180 miles long, running along rural lanes from Middleham in the east and Ingleton in the west. It includes three loops using sections of the main cycle route and centred on Masham, Settle and Ingleton. 2009-07-28 16:39:19.0 Archive News Champions challenge in the Yorkshire Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=250 Forty young people from Bradford will be stretching their muscles in a series of physical events in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. 2009-07-22 17:15:08.0 Archive News Off-road adventure for disabled ramblers http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=245 Disabled ramblers go off road to enjoy some of the sights and history of the Yorkshire Dales National Park 2009-07-14 17:58:40.0 Archive News Steam Returns to Wensleydale Railway http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=243 Wensleydale Railway Latest News 2009-06-28 14:59:48.0 Archive News A new way to experience the Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=244 The Dales Experience Bus 2009-06-28 15:24:13.0 Archive News Transport Direct welcomes 50 millionth user http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=241 Over 50 million users have now visited the Department for Transport's pioneering travel information and journey planning service, Transport Direct. 2009-05-28 08:47:45.0 Archive News Dales Bike Centre opens in Swaledale http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=219 Dales Bike Centre opens in Swaledale 2009-01-03 18:46:39.0 Archive News Open Access Walks in the Yorkshire Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=239 Walkers will have the chance to explore new areas of the Yorkshire Dales National Park with the start of a series of free hikes on Open Access land. 2009-05-19 14:00:35.0 Archive News Ribblehead Viaduct Walk http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=228 Ribblehead Viaduct Walk 2009-02-28 22:06:30.0 Archive News Ribblehead Music Trains http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=229 Ribblehead Music Trains 2009-02-28 22:07:31.0 Archive News Canadian TV Exposure http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=234 Canadian adventure travel TV show  the Eagar Brothers  head across the Dales in search of their favourite Yorkshire pint 2009-04-20 10:02:02.0 Archive News Ingleborough Pony Extends to Skipton during July http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=242 Ingleborough Pony bus service extends to Skipton 2009-06-28 14:30:36.0 Archive News Engineering Works on Settle-Carlisle Line http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=121 Further weekend engineering works continue until December 2007-09-09 21:45:52.0 Archive News New lease of life for "green lane" http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=220 A rutted, ankle-twisting green lane west of Hawes is open for business again after being transformed by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA). 2009-01-19 14:58:53.0 Archive News Better access to Gordale Scar http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=221 The awesome splendour of Gordale Scar in Malhamdale will soon be opened up to everyone thanks to a huge project to improve access. 2009-01-19 15:26:51.0 Archive News Settle-Carlisle Line Audio Guides http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=223 Settle-Carlisle Line Audio Guides 2009-02-01 22:48:41.0 Archive News Transport Fund for National Parks a Win-Win For All http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=227 Responding to the Government's consultation on its emerging national transport strategy, the Campaign for National Parks (CNP) has called on the Secretary of State for Transport, Geoff Hoon, to provide dedicated funding to support sustainable transport for England's National Parks. 2009-02-25 15:42:54.0 Archive News Chilling campaign warns drivers to kill their speed or 'Live With It' http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=224 A harrowing new 3.2m THINK! campaign to highlight the life-wrecking consequences of speeding. 2009-02-05 12:07:48.0 Archive News Making Britain's roads the safest in the world http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=235 Wide-ranging proposals to dramatically cut the number of deaths on the roads were set out by Road Safety Minister Jim Fitzpatrick 2009-04-22 15:43:41.0 Archive News Coroner and Superbiker join forces with 95 Alive to save lives. http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=236 A North Yorkshire coroner has taken the highly unusual step of speaking out about the dangers of riding motorbikes at a 95 Alive road safety press conference today. 2009-04-29 16:48:14.0 Archive News Cash backing for buses as funding competition kicks off http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=225 Bus services across England are set to benefit from key improvements as a multi-million pound competition gets underway. 2009-02-05 12:11:53.0 Archive News Regular steam trains return to the Settle and Carlisle Line http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=226 This summer for the first time in over 40 years a regular timetabled steam hauled train is set to depart from stations in Lancashire offering a unique 260 mile day trip over the world famous Settle and Carlisle line. 2009-02-12 09:14:25.0 Archive News Walkers urged to save National Park's history http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=231 Walkers picking up stones to build cairns in the Yorkshire Dales National Park are putting the areas history at risk. 2009-03-17 14:48:06.0 Archive News Drop in for Rights of Way Chat http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=232 Horse riders, mountain bikers, walkers and landowners are being invited to have their say about public rights of way at a trailblazing meeting organised by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority. 2009-03-30 16:55:35.0 Archive News Skipton Bus Station Reopens http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=218 Skipton Bus Staion reopens on 19th January 2009 2009-01-03 18:33:54.0 Archive News New Yorkshire Dales Online Shop for walking and cycling maps and guides http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=201 Walking and cylicng maps and guide books as well as puzzles, toys, and DVDs are now available to buy in the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authoritys new online shop. 2008-09-30 16:41:43.0 Archive News Winter Sunday DalesBus services http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=198 Winter Sunday DalesBus services 2008-09-28 18:18:03.0 Archive News Wensleydale Railway Winter Break http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=222 The Wensleydale Railway is taking a break. 2009-01-24 22:43:14.0 Archive News Sunday Buses to Malham http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=199 Sunday Buses to Malham 2008-09-28 18:20:03.0 Archive News Red squirrel trail is launched http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=200 Red squirrels are the star attractions of a new trail being launched in the Yorkshire Dales National Park in October. 2008-09-29 13:55:04.0 Archive News Motorcyclists Urged To Take Safety First Approach http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=210 With the days growing shorter and winter fast approaching, North Yorkshire Police is warning motorcyclists to take extra care on the roads. 2008-10-20 13:47:19.0 Archive News The Yorkshire Dales, the sixth map in the British Mountain Map series, is now on sale http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=214 The Yorkshire Dales, the sixth map in the British Mountain Map series, is now on sale. The map covers over 600 square miles of fresh air and freedom - all on one map. 2008-11-17 16:40:27.0 Archive News Mobile phone technology will aid major road safety campaign http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=215 The latest mobile phone technology is to be employed by road safety campaigners in North Yorkshire in a bid to keep death and serious injury off the road over the Christmas period. 2008-11-27 10:06:49.0 Archive News New Offer for MetroCard and Metro Concessionary Pass Holders http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=213 New Offer 2008-10-22 21:18:51.0 Archive News Settle Area Bus Changes http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=197 Settle Area Bus Changes 2008-09-28 18:14:54.0 Archive News Dales Railcard Offer http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=202 Dales Railcard Offer 2008-10-05 17:08:37.0 Archive News Temporary Closure of Skipton Bus Station http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=190 Temporary Closure of Skipton Bus Station 2008-08-27 22:14:36.0 Archive News Carry on walking in the Yorkshire Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=207 The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority is celebrating the achievements of a flagship project  by making sure people carry on walking. 2008-10-13 10:13:43.0 Archive News New Year's Day Buses and Walks http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=216 New Year's Day Buses and Walks 2008-12-14 17:15:47.0 Archive News Christmas & New Year Buses and Trains http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=217 Christmas & New Year Buses and Trains 2008-12-14 17:19:47.0 Archive News Georgie Goes To Richmond - 12 Theatre Trips with The Little Red Bus http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=194 Georgie, the Little Red Bus is preparing for 12 outings this Autumn. Thanks to funding by NYCC, the Little Red Bus Company and the Georgian Theatre Royal Richmond have teamed up to provide cheap public transport to selected shows this Autumn. 2008-09-16 16:41:43.0 Archive News 60 per cent of UK population think road user charging is fairer than car tax http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=212 60 per cent of the UK population believe a system of road user charging, where you pay depending on how much you use your car, is fairer than a fixed car tax, a new poll reveales 2008-10-22 17:30:29.0 Archive News Traffic signs in Britain - biggest review in 40 years launched http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=195 Transport Minister Rosie Winterton today called on motorists, cyclists, pedestrians, highway authorities and road organisations who are keen to have a say in how our streets will look in the future, to take part in the biggest review of British road signs for 40 years. 2008-09-18 08:35:16.0 Archive News North Yorkshire Timber Transport Seminar http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=206 As timber extraction continues to be an important part of our North Yorkshire's industry, the transport of timber from forest blocks to the customer is increasingly moving up the agenda for both the timber industry and highways authorities. 2008-10-07 14:22:23.0 Archive News Europe Unites Behind Seatbelt Safety Message http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=196 North Yorkshire Police joined forces with colleagues across Europe last week (8-14 September) to drive home the dangers of not wearing a seatbelt. 2008-09-19 13:18:50.0 Archive News Eurostar adds more services to meet fast-growing demand from UK regions including Yorkshire http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=182 Eurostar, the high-speed passenger train operator that links the UK with continental Europe, is adding an 18th service in each direction on the London  Paris route on Mondays to Thursdays from 8 September 2008. 2008-08-05 09:21:49.0 Archive News High-speed summer: Eurostar sees record passenger numbers in July http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=183 Eurostar, the high-speed passenger train operator connecting the UK and mainland Europe, has announced it carried a record number of passengers in July 2008. 2008-08-05 09:27:28.0 Archive News Malham Tarn Shuttle Bus is back! http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=155 The Malham Tarn Shuttle Bus is running again. 2008-03-16 18:33:01.0 Archive News Sunday Shuttle Bus to Fountains Abbey http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=165 New services started on 11th May 2008-05-11 18:57:04.0 Archive News Buses in the Dales on Autumn Sundays http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=167 A wide range of summer services is now running. 2008-05-18 16:55:15.0 Archive News Hawes is Streets Ahead! http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=179 Major success stories in reducing street clutter, improving street design and reinforcing the distinctiveness of our towns, cities and villages have been highlighted by English Heritages Save our Streets campaign. 2008-07-30 17:23:55.0 Archive News Fuel efficient and Eco-safe driving introduced to test. http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=192 From September 10th 2008 new motorists will be advised on how to drive in a way that saves money, saves fuel and cuts emissions as part of their practical driving test. 2008-09-11 09:08:50.0 Archive News Share the road ... and save lives http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=188 A new initiative to boost North Yorkshire's highly successful Operation Anvil road safety campaign is being launched this month. 2008-08-20 17:12:57.0 Archive News Traffic on minor rural roads is growing the fastest http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=186 Traffic on rural minor roads has increased by 3 per cent whilst traffic on A' roads and urban 'A' roads has decreased by 2 per cent 2008-08-14 09:00:48.0 Archive News What are the Economic Benefits of Aviation? http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=184 Two reports from Great Britain have cast doubt on the economic benefits of aviation. Two reports from Great Britain have cast doubt on the economic benefits of aviation. 2008-08-05 17:44:37.0 Archive News Make Your Fuel Go Further http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=185 Drivers have a unique opportunity to make their fuel go miles further thanks to 'eco-safe' tips offered by Devon County Council. 2008-08-06 17:58:28.0 Archive News Restrictions now in force on Yorkshire Dales green lanes http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=168 Restrictions now in force on Yorkshire Dales green lanes 2008-06-05 22:28:07.0 Archive News Europarc Award for the Yorkshire Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=171 The Yorkshire Dales and Harrogate area has won European recognition for its work in promoting tourism. 2008-06-13 13:36:18.0 Archive News Transport Minister visits the Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=169 Transport Minister Rosie Winterton, who is also Minister for Yorkshire and the Humber, has paid a fact-finding visit to the Yorkshire Dales to see for herself the challenges in providing public transport for rural areas. 2008-06-10 13:50:51.0 Archive News Fountains Shuttle Bus Season Extended http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=209 Fountains Shuttle Bus season Extended 2008-10-15 22:14:37.0 Archive News Drink Drive Menace Targeted Across Europe http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=172 North Yorkshire Police have taken part in a European-wide crackdown on drink-driving. 2008-06-20 13:46:12.0 Archive News Anvil Sees Road Collisions Cut By Over 40% http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=178 Results for the first three months of North Yorkshire Polices road safety campaign Operation Anvil reveal a reduction in collisions by 41%. 2008-07-23 11:49:51.0 Archive News New Sunday Bus Links to Ingleton and the Ingleborough Area http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=176 The Inglebrough Pony bus service starts 27th July 2008-07-14 22:26:00.0 Archive News Yorkshire Dales adventure for disabled ramblers http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=175 A group of members of the national Disabled Ramblers charity and their support team will be riding their tough, off-road electric wheelchairs over rough terrain and up and down some steep hills during a two-day visit on July 15 and 16. 2008-07-08 10:47:24.0 Archive News Improved Sunday Bus service to Malham http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=173 Direct bus from Bradford and Skipton to Malham 2008-06-29 19:17:24.0 Archive News New Summer Sunday Bus Network in Nidderdale http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=166 The Spring Bank Holiday weekend sees the start of the Summer Sunday and Bank Holiday bus network in Nidderdale. 2008-05-18 16:49:45.0 Archive News New Sunday Buslink to Wensleydale http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=163 From May 4th, a new integrated bus-rail link comes to the Yorkshire Dales with a direct Sunday and Bank Holiday bus from Ribblehead Station to Hawes, Bainbridge and Aysgarth. 2008-04-29 21:44:27.0 Archive News New Sunday Bus Network in Wharfedale and Wensleydale http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=158 New services start on 4th May 2008 2008-04-20 17:22:55.0 Archive News Parliamentarians welcome Skipton-East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership's report http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=160 A highly detailed, report prepared by the Skipton-East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership, has been praised by the Westminster All Party Parliamentary Rail Group's chairman Lord Berkeley. 2008-04-23 16:07:14.0 Archive News Cravenlink Bus Service Improved http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=153 The Cravenlink service will be improved from Easter Sunday 2008-03-16 18:22:13.0 Archive News National Park welcomes green lane restrictions http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=159 Eight green lanes in the Yorkshire Dales National Park are to be closed to recreational motor vehicles. 2008-04-21 17:35:44.0 Archive News Liftshare.com Ltd receives highly coveted Queens Award http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=164 Liftshare.com Ltd has received one of the UK's most prestigious awards for business performance. 2008-05-07 16:48:11.0 Archive News Simpler Rail Fares on the Way http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=162 Passengers have been asking for simpler rail fares and train operators are responding by introducing a much simpler structure for rail fares across the National Rail network in 2008 2008-04-28 16:32:56.0 Archive News Billion Passenger Railway http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=161 The use of Britains railways, as measured by passenger miles, is now at the highest level ever recorded in peace time 2008-04-28 16:29:58.0 Archive News Have your say on transport issues in Hawes http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=174 A major public consultation exercise is to be mounted by North Yorkshire County Council to give people in the Hawes area the chance to have their say on transport improvement projects. 2008-07-04 10:25:09.0 Archive News Bus Service X59 Diversion http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=181 Bus Service X59 Diversion 2008-07-30 22:08:43.0 Archive News June walks in the Yorkshire Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=170 Visitors to the Yorkshire Dales will have a chance to enjoy the summer weather with a series of walks and outdoor activities this month. 2008-06-10 13:58:18.0 Archive News Northern Rail Wins Rail Business Of The Year http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=151 Northern Rail has been crowned Train Operator of the Year and Rail Business of the Year at the prestigious 10th annual HSBC Rail Business Awards 2008-03-03 16:55:31.0 Archive News 25th anniversary of seatbelts - 60,000 lives saved http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=146 Twenty five years of seatbelt wearing laws have helped save 60,000 lives, Road Safety Minister Jim Fitzpatrick revealed today. 2008-02-07 09:13:13.0 Archive News Bus travel hits 11-year high with a million more bus journeys http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=149 A new report launched today from theUKs leading bus body, the Confederation of Passenger Transport, reveals a boom in bus use is helping to lift doom on the high street with almost a billion bus journeys last year used for shopping. 2008-02-07 14:42:24.0 Archive News SELRAP presents its case at Westminster http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=152 Three members of the SELRAP committee traveled to London on March 10 to present the case for re-opening the Skipton-Colne railway line to Members of both Houses of Parliament. 2008-03-11 15:55:57.0 Archive News Spring DalesBus Services http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=154 The Easter weekend sees the start of the first seasonal services for 2008 2008-03-16 18:27:10.0 Archive News Wensleydale Railway Reopens http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=150 Trains are running on the Wensleydale Railway from 1st March 2008-02-24 21:54:32.0 Archive News New Bus Service Links Grassington with Harrogate and Ripon http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=143 A new bus service is providing weekday links between Wharfedale and Nidderdale from 7th January 2008. The new service links Long Ashes Park, Grassington and Hebden with Harrogate and Ripon, running via Stump Cross, Greenhow Hill and Bewerley. 2008-01-06 17:36:28.0 Archive News Winter Guided Walks http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=124 A varied programme of walks, all accessible by public transport, is on offer 2007-09-30 16:03:59.0 Archive News A word in your ear about the Yorkshire Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=130 Visitors to the Yorkshire Dales can now enjoy their own personal guided walks to help them explore some of the National Parks past. 2007-10-08 09:24:21.0 Archive News More rail stations to be made accessible http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=148 Rail Minister, Tom Harris, today announced additional funding for upgrades to railway stations across England and Wales, to make rail travel more accessible for disabled and older people and parents with pushchairs. 2008-02-07 10:11:25.0 Archive News New round of green lane consultation begins http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=144 The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority begins the latest round of consultation on Friday (8 February) on proposals to restrict recreational motor vehicle access to eight green lanes. 2008-02-06 18:05:06.0 Archive News New Passenger services to London begin Tuesday 18th December http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=141 Grand Central's long-awaited passenger services from North Yorkshire to London Kings Cross will begin on Tuesday (18 December). 2007-12-18 09:07:00.0 Archive News Revised Highway Code unveiled http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=128 The first revised Highway Code in eight years has today been unveiled by Road Safety Minister Jim Fitzpatrick. 2007-10-01 17:18:05.0 Archive News National Park Campaign to Help Off-Roaders http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=137 Police and Rangers to monitor routes used by off-road vehicles during the winter. 2007-11-07 09:21:05.0 Archive News Winter DalesBus Services http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=123 Several seasonal bus services will continue running during October 2007-09-30 15:55:08.0 Archive News Cravenlink Bus Reprieved and Extended http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=140 Thanks to financial support from the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, the popular Sunday 784/884 Cravenlink bus between Ilkley and Skipton will continue to operate on every Sunday throughout the winter months. 2007-12-07 10:15:17.0 Archive News 9 out of 10 support move to free England-wide bus pass http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=147 New research reveals that more than 90% of those entitled to the free England-wide bus pass are eagerly awaiting its introduction on April 1st 2008. 2008-02-07 09:20:33.0 Archive News Plans for New Skipton Bus Station http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=129 Plans for a new bus station for Skipton have been unveiled. 2007-10-06 20:57:54.0 Archive News Bus passengers asked for views on new champion http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=138 Proposals to create a bus passenger champion were published by Transport Minister, Rosie Winterton. 2007-12-06 08:48:51.0 Archive News Rail study launch brings acclaim from MPs http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=139 A new independent study into the re-opening of the Skipton-Colne railway line was launched by SELRAP at a Briefing in Skipton. 2007-12-06 08:56:58.0 Archive News Through-fares from York and Leeds to continental Europe now available on eurostar.com http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=142 Eurostar, the high-speed international train operator, today (18 December 2007) announced that travellers from 68 towns and cities across Britain can now buy through-fares to Paris, Disneyland Resort Paris, Brussels (as well as any station in Belgium), and 75 connecting destinations in France at 2007-12-20 09:10:00.0 Archive News Metro Offer on Settle-Carlisle and Morecambe Railway Lines http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=135 Special offers on the Settle-Carlisle and Morecambe rail lines 2007-11-05 20:45:22.0 Archive News Rail Industry Company Corus to Help Wensleydale Railway http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=133 A major rail industry company, Corus Railway Infrastructure Services, is to sponsor the surveying and engineering design work for a new-build section of the Wensleydale Railway (WR) in North 2007-10-30 17:06:11.0 Archive News Skipton-East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership welcomes inclusion in Network Rail Business Plan http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=136 SELRAP, the Skipton-East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership, warmly welcomes the inclusion of the possible re-opening of the Skipton to Colne railway line in Network Rails new Strategic Business Plan. 2007-11-06 17:36:33.0 Archive News New Rail Link to the Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=77 New train operator Grand Central will commence now operations in September 2007 2007-01-18 20:37:12.0 Archive News Personal travel planning can cut car use by 10% http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=131 More people walk, cycle and use public transport after using personal travel planning schemes, research unveiled by Transport Minister Rosie Winterton shows. 2007-10-12 09:10:40.0 Archive News Advice for dog owners in the Yorkshire Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=104 Dog owners planning walks in the Yorkshire Dales National Park during the August Bank Holiday week are being reminded to take extra care around cows and their calves. 2007-08-13 16:48:28.0 Archive News Dales Rail Operator Wins Public Transport Operator of the Year Award http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=101 Northern Rail has been voted public transport operator of the year in the National 2007-08-01 11:53:44.0 Archive News National Park Authority says thank you http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=120 Farmers and landowners have been given a big thank you for their help in the on-going development of a 52-mile section of the Pennine Bridleway National Trail through the Yorkshire Dales National Park. 2007-09-04 16:20:14.0 Archive News Cravenlink Bus Service Extended http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=125 This popular buslink into the Dales will now continue until at least 2nd December 2007-09-30 16:21:12.0 Archive News National Express awarded contract for growth on InterCity East Coast http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=105 New Operator for East Coast Main Line 2007-08-14 08:54:10.0 Archive News Rural bus put on endangered species list http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=126 The rural bus will become an endangered species unless action is taken now by central and local governments, Campaign for Better Transport 2007-10-01 09:35:16.0 Archive News Play England Promotes better mobility, transport and travel for children and young people http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=116 Places to Go is a National Childrens Bureau and Play England project aimed at changing policy and practice so that children and young people can have more opportunities to enjoy their local streets and neighbourhoods, and to have better access to travel and transport. 2007-08-20 09:54:46.0 Archive News Britain joins Europe's high-speed rail network and brings the Dales 20 minutes closer to Paris http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=118 Eurostar, the high speed train operator that links the UK with the Continent, will today (Tuesday 4 September) run its inaugural train over Britains new 186mph high-speed line, arriving into the wonderfully restored St Pancras International, Eurostars new London terminal. 2007-09-04 08:56:16.0 Archive News Hugely successful Missing Link 2 charter train highlights SELRAP's aims http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=134 Well over 200 people packed on to the 0958 for Skipton at Colne Railway Station on Sunday, 28 October ready for a 150-mile highly-scenic round trip on only the second train to link the towns in 37 years. 2007-10-30 17:14:53.0 Archive News Campaign to re-open the Skipton-Colne railway line attracts widespread community support http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=132 SELRAP  the Skipton-East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership  continues to attract support from communities and elected politicians, for its campaign to re-open the Skipton-Colne railway line as part of the national rail network 2007-10-12 09:13:15.0 Archive News Colne-Skipton Charter Train "Missing Link 2" runs on Sunday October 28 http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=127 SELRAP the Skipton-East Lancashire Rail Action Partnership is running a charter train from Colne to Skipton on Sunday October 28 to highlight its campaign that the 11.5 mile Missing Link between the two towns should be restored as part of the national rail network. 2007-10-01 10:45:38.0 Archive News National Express Group awarded InterCity East Coast Franchise http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=122 New Operator for East Coast Main Line 2007-09-21 10:52:36.0 Archive News Walkers surveyed on Dales Way http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=102 Dales Volunteers from the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) will be helping the Dales Way Association to carry out the second part of the Associations survey on the Dales Way next week. 2007-08-02 11:10:24.0 Archive News Catch the Peak Season DalesBuses while you can! http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=103 Some Peak Season buses are nearing the end of their operating season for 2007 2007-08-12 18:32:26.0 Archive News More reasons to visit the Yorkshire Dales National Park http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=88 A new campaign has been launched to encourage visitors to use extra public transport facilities when they come to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park. 2007-04-24 10:48:25.0 Archive News GNER Best in Europe for Cyclists http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=97 GNER is the best long-distance train operator in Europe for cyclists, according to a new report. 2007-06-20 15:59:18.0 Archive News Dales Experience Bus links Huddersfield and Bradford with the Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=93 An improved service for 2007 links West Yorkshire with the Dales 2007-05-13 21:22:28.0 Archive News Steam Trains on Wensleydale Railway http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=99 A steam train service will be running on the Wensleydale Railway during August 2007-07-01 18:32:57.0 Archive News New Heritage Bus Service to Bolton Abbey http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=98 A new summer Sunday heritage bus service will provide links to Bolton Abbey 2007-07-01 18:02:08.0 Archive News Leave no trace plea from National Park http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=95 Visitors to the Yorkshire Dales are being urged to take their rubbish home with them 2007-05-23 19:43:11.0 Archive News Ribblehead Viaduct Walk - Fully Booked http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=79 Tickets are available now for a unique opportunity 2007-03-04 19:08:05.0 Archive News Have your say on rights of way in North Yorkshire http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=86 Ramblers, horse riders, and babies in buggies, mountain-bikers and people visiting the shops a local pub or travelling to work& theyre all among the thousands of people who, every day, use part of North Yorkshires extensive network of rights of way. 2007-04-02 17:24:21.0 Archive News Bollywood Finale in the Yorkshire Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=94 A special train has been laid on for visitors to the spectacular finale of the Bollywood celebrations 2007-05-22 22:44:19.0 Archive News Special Events on the Wensleydale Railway http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=90 May 2007 will be the busiest month yet for special events on the Wensleydale Railway 2007-05-04 22:20:14.0 Archive News Easter Guided Walks http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=83 There's a choice of guided walks to help you get out in the Dales over the Easter weekend 2007-03-26 21:48:38.0 Archive News Motorway traffic jams can ruin Easter getaway http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=84 Motorists are fed up with not knowing how long their journey will take, according to a new report by the Institute for Public Policy Research (ippr) published today. 2007-03-29 08:32:47.0 Archive News The Missing Link http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=80 Tickets are available now for a special train from Colne to Skipton 2007-03-04 21:17:42.0 Archive News The half way point has been reached in the Winter Walks programme run by Wensleydale Railway. http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=78 The half way point has been reached in the Winter Walks programme run by Wensleydale Railway, with five Sunday walks of 5-6 miles each still to go up to 2007-03-01 08:14:52.0 Archive News North Yorkshire Road Deaths Down http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=75 Fatalities on North Yorkshires roads have been slashed by 20%. The decrease includes a 38% fall in motorcyclist deaths. 2007-01-18 11:35:44.0 Archive News Dales' Roads Death Toll "Totally Unacceptable" http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=100 North Yorkshire Police today 31st of July launched a hard-hitting enforcement campaign aimed squarely at cutting a totally unacceptable toll of death and injury across the county. 2007-07-31 16:31:36.0 Archive News Rail Fares Frozen or Reduced http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=69 Travel to the Leeds-Carlisle and Leeds-Morecambe lines is better value from 2nd January 2007 2007-01-07 17:54:17.0 Archive News Know where you stand on Barden Moor http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=73 Visitors to the magnificent Barden Moor and Barden Fell north of Skipton now know exactly where they stand  thanks to work by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA). 2007-01-15 17:41:28.0 Archive News Bridge to By-Pass Farm http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=74 Work has just finished on improvements and alterations to public footpaths going through Nether Lodge Farm, including the diversion round the yard of one of the busiest footpaths in the area. 2007-01-15 17:51:13.0 Archive News Guided Walks from the Wensleydale Railway http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=70 Guided walks will be available from the Wensleydale Railway every Sunday 2007-01-07 18:14:25.0 Archive News Latest Technology provides Personal Tour Guides to Ribblehead http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=68 An audio guide to one of the most famous attractions in the Dales has just been launched 2007-01-01 22:37:02.0 Archive News New Bus Link to Embsay & Bolton Abbey http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=87 An imaginative new bus service between Skipton and Ilkley will be launched on 22nd April 2007-04-09 17:41:52.0 Archive News Signs of the times for Pennine Way http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=85 People using the 51-mile section of the Pennine Way National Trail running through the Yorkshire Dales will soon find it even easier to follow where they are going. 2007-04-02 13:20:12.0 Archive News Miles without stiles at Bolton Abbey http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=81 Staff from the Bolton Abbey Estate have removed all the stiles and replaced them with gates between Bolton Bridge and Barden Bridge. The work has made this 5 mile section of the Wharfe valley accessible to many including young families with all terrain buggies. 2007-03-12 17:08:01.0 Archive News Summer Buses to the Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=82 It's all aboard the Summer Dalesbuses from May Day weekend! 2007-03-26 21:35:27.0 Archive News Dalesbus Ramblers Summer Walks http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=71 Guided walks will be available on most Sundays from the Dalesbus services 2007-01-07 18:20:48.0 Archive News Government watchdog calls for urgent new solutions for rural transport http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=193 Commission for Rural Communities (CRC) is publishing five studies putting the spotlight on transport challenges facing rural areas, ranging from accessibility to key services, the effects of technological change and implications of road pricing. 2008-09-15 13:59:15.0 Archive News Walk off the winter blues http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=44 A lunchtime stroll could be the perfect way to combat the winter blues 2006-11-09 08:35:17.0 Archive News Police Promise Extra Patrols and Extra Breath Tests until New Year http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=60 The whole issue of driving after drinking is a matter of life or death 2006-12-12 11:39:46.0 Archive News Together cyclists will tackle climate change http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=41 The Government has recently awarded the UKs national cyclists organisation, CTC, almost 300,000 to raise awareness of climate change amongst cyclists 2006-11-02 08:39:21.0 Archive News Wensleydale Railway launches Driver Experience Days http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=58 The Wensleydale Railway is offering the opportunity to drive a train in the Dales. 2006-12-11 21:56:47.0 Archive News Government Plans to Put Passengers First http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=61 A raft of new proposals that mark the most fundamental change in the operation of buses for 20 years have been unveiled by Transport Secretary Douglas Alexander. 2006-12-13 10:29:52.0 Archive News Work continues on Pennine Bridleway trail http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=64 Work is underway on the latest phase of the Pennine Bridleway National Trail 2006-12-19 20:59:40.0 Archive News Eurostar moves to St Pancras International in November 2007 http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=52 Journey times will be cut by an average 23  25 minutes 2006-11-16 10:43:48.0 Archive News Motorcyclists asked to help cut accident toll http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=53 North Yorkshire is on course for its lowest number of motorcycle fatalities for several years - but a senior officer warned that riders still need to work together with Police to stop the year ending in tragedy. 2006-11-16 20:37:16.0 Archive News Crackdown on Illegal Offroaders http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=63 Illegal off-road motorbikers and car drivers are being targeted in a Christmas crackdown 2006-12-19 20:53:26.0 Archive News Growing the Railways in Yorkshire and Humber http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=47 Transport 2000 is launching "Growing the Railways" on Friday 15th December, a manifesto for rail growth in the Yorkshire and Humber region 2006-11-09 09:06:40.0 Archive News Taking the chills out of winter driving http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=46 Drivers 'chilled' by the prospect of travelling alone in winter can boost their confidence 2006-11-09 08:56:15.0 Archive News Campaign Group launches Initial Feasibility Report into the re-opening the Skipton and Colne Line http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=48 The report was compiled after SELRAP members walked as much of the former trackbed as was accessible, assessing its state 31 years after the railway closed. 2006-11-09 09:27:42.0 Archive News Northern rail unveils work of art as part of safety campaign http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=59 The Big Picture is a new community initiative from Northern Rail that aims to divert young people from anti-social behaviour such as graffiti 2006-12-12 10:03:19.0 Archive News Think before you buy a mini motobike for Christmas http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=66 The Government and the National Governing Body of motorcycle sport in the Country, the Auto-Cycle Union are calling on parents considering buying a mini motorbike for Christmas for their child to stop and think before they buy. 2006-12-21 09:26:04.0 Archive News Combined Rail and Bus ticket makes visiting Grassington's Dickensian Festival by public transport even easier. http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=54 Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) is encouraging visitors to Grassingtons popular Dickensian Festival to leave their cars at home and travel by train and bus. 2006-11-19 17:52:07.0 Archive News GNER trains more punctual than planes http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=50 Research shows that travelling on GNER's high-speed trains is consistently more reliable than domestic air travel. 2006-11-16 10:30:59.0 Archive News Winter bus keeps rolling in the Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=36 A popular Yorkshire Dales bus service will again be kept on the road during the winter months  thanks to a partnership between two local organisations. 2006-09-26 10:25:21.0 Archive News User Group Celebrates birthday http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=34 The Yorkshire Dales Public Transport Users Group celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. 2006-09-14 08:31:36.0 Archive News Two Additional Mountain Biking Guide Books to the Dales Launched http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=35 Vertebrate Graphics of Sheffield have just produced two additional mountain biking guide books to supplement their guide to the Southern Dales launched earlier in the year. 2006-09-14 11:01:23.0 Archive News Winter Bus Timetable continues until 1st April http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=29 It's still Winter, but you can still access the Dales by bus 2006-09-03 16:59:59.0 Archive News How cycling can save the NHS http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=37 Cash spent on cycling and walking could save the NHS huge amounts of money. 2006-09-27 09:34:28.0 Archive News Book urges walkers to leave their cars behind and discover the hidden beauty of the Yorkshire Dales http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=32 A book of twenty new walks from Colin Speakman, the man who gave us the Dales Way, urges walkers to leave their cars behind and discover the hidden beauty of the Yorkshire Dales 2006-09-13 12:06:25.0 Archive News Traffic authorities to review local speed limits http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=26 New guidance to assist local authorities in setting local speed limits was published today by the Department for Transport. 2006-08-08 17:47:24.0 Archive News More work begins on Pennine Bridleway http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=24 Work has started on the latest phase of improvements to bridleways which will form part of the Pennine Bridleway National Trail through the Yorkshire Dales National Park. 2006-07-17 00:00:00.0 Archive News Friends of the Settle-Carlisle Line Railcard http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=23 The Friends of the Settle-Carlisle Line are delighted to announce that Northern Rail have agreed to extend the Dales Railcard scheme to its members. 2006-07-27 00:00:00.0 Archive News Walk This Way - Yorkshire Water Launches New Long-Distance Route http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=14 Yorkshire Water has linked up with renowned walking author Mark Reid to devise a long-distance route linking its reservoirs from Scar House in the north to Langsett in the south of the region. 2006-06-21 00:00:00.0 Archive News Call for new Transport Fund in National Parks http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=12 The Council for National Parks today called on the government to inject new money into Britain's National Parks to enable everyone, not just those who own a car, to enjoy their health benefits. 2006-06-15 00:00:00.0 Archive News OAP Concessionary Bus Fares http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=4 Pensioners and people with disabilities will be entitled to free, local off-peak bus travel from 1st April 2006. 2006-04-26 00:00:00.0 Archive News Wharfedale Rail+Bus Tickets http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=1 New tickets make travel into Wharfedale cheaper and easier 2006-04-26 00:00:00.0 Archive News Essential bridge repairs in Ribblesdale http://www.traveldales.org.uk/news.cfm?category_id=8&id=211 Essential bridge repairs will result in the closure of New Inn Bridge at Horton in Ribblesdale for three Sundays 2008-10-20 17:52:39.0 Archive News