Garsdale train station is situated in the small Cumbrian hamlet of Garsdale and serves the nearby towns of Hawes and Sedbergh. Sixteen Victorian cottages adjoin the station and were originally built for railway workers back when the line was first opened in 1896. The station provides of two platforms, platform 1 heads Northbound to Carlisle and Platform 2 continues down to Leeds. The station sees six services daily heading to Leeds, this service on a Sunday goes down to three trains per day, the journey time for this route is 1 hour and 28 minutes. The local market town of Kirkby Stephen is one stop away from Garsdale train station and just a 12-minute journey. Services are available daily to Carlisle the service is reduced slightly on a Sunday.
The station is unstaffed, and there is no ticket office or ticket machine available. Both platforms provide a waiting room and outdoor seating for passengers. In 2009 a bronze statue of a Border Collie named Ruswarp was unveiled at the station. The statue is in honour of his owner, Graham Nuttall, who was part of a group that stopped the closure of the Settle to Carlisle line.
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