Santa Trains

Santa Trains

Get on board and celebrate with Northern this Christmas. Enjoy some festive fun this November.

Penistone Line Sunday 30 November 2014. FREE goodies for children, seasonal refreshments for adults and on board entertainment.

Santa will be travelling on the: 10.11 Huddersfield to Sheffield 12.35 Sheffield to Huddersfield 14.11 Huddersfield to Sheffield. Normal Fares apply.

Continue the festive fun on Monday 1 December on the Carol Train. Departing at 19.16 from Huddersfield, travelling to Silkstone Common. Enjoy a log fire at the Station Inn and performance by Gledholt Male Voice choir before returning at 21.18 from Silkstone Common.

Northern and the Penistone Line Partnership wish you a very Merry Christmas and look forward to welcoming you on board! For more information on the events listed please contact 07793 235991. Email:

Ghost Train

Ghost Train: Sunday 2nd November 2014

Join us on our Halloween themed train for a frighteningly scenic day from all stations on the Penistone line to Appleby and Carlisle along the famous Settle to Carlisle route. 

The return journey includes a stop at Settle

Departs from Barnsley at 8:20 am

Arrives back at 7:50 pm

Tickets: Adults - £40, Children - £20

Buy tickets from the Huddersfield station buffet or contact Janet Goldsmith on (01484) 660560 daytime only or




Penistone Express

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Play I-Spy on the Penistone Line. All you'll need to play the I-spy game is a pen, some colouring pencils, and to download and print out our I-Spy on the Penistone Line document.

Joint Public Meeting:
We will be holding a Joint Public Meeting with the Huddersfield Penistone Sheffield Rail Users Association on Saturday 8th November at Silkstone Common Methodist Church Hall. The speaker will be Julie Hurley, the interim Director of SYPTE. Refreshments will be served.

Penistone Line Partnership Award: The Penistone Line Partnership are pleased to have been awarded a Third Place certificate at the National Community Rail Awards for the Penistone Puzzle Project in the Innovation Category. We would like to thank and offer our congratulations to Jessie Kopka who worked so hard on the project.


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