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How the iconic Settle-Carlisle railway line was saved

10 April 2014 Last updated at 07:42 BST

It may be one of the most picturesque railway lines in England, but 30 years ago the old Victorian main line from Settle, in North Yorkshire, to Carlisle was destined for closure.

Campaigners fought hard to save it - and succeeded, against the odds, as BBC Breakfast's Jenny Hill reports.