This is the Home of LASRUG
- a large active rail user group in the Yorkshire Dales

Northern Rail Class 158 forming the 10.34 Morecambe to Leeds, pauses at Skipton, on 5th November 2014 

Formed in 1989 LASRUG supports the passengers on the most rural part of the Bentham Line.  The group has gone from strength to strength, with a large loyal membership not only in the towns and villages along the line but across the country. LASRUG is a founding member of the Leeds-Lancaster-Morecambe Community Rail Partnership and a supporter of the Friends of Bentham Station. 

  • Cheaper fairs

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    The Coffee morning held in Bentham Town Hall on the 13th August raised over £330. Thank you to all our supporters

  • Rail Replacement Service

    Tunnel and bridge maintenance is scheduled for the Bentham Line between

    Monday, 26th September and
    Saturday, 1st October inclusive.

    There will be a bus replacement service during this period,
    between all stations Skipton to Morecambe.
    Train services will terminate at/start from Hellifield.
    There will be some additional buses too.

  • New Page Host

    Our new Webmaster would like to recieve any items for publication. His details can be found on the peoples page

Royal Visit
Did You See The Queen?

On Thursday, 17th April The Royal Train, with The Queen on board, passed through Bentham on its way to Blackburn.

Supporting passengers on the Bentham Line, the Yorkshire Dales
link between the city of Leeds and the seaside resort of Morecambe
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