This two platform station is open. The station building h was restored and re-opening in 2005. It is topped with a weather station, 870ft above sea level.
The station is higher above and slightly remote to the village, but is connected by a footway 1.5 miles long.
The station offers accommodation.
Settle and Carlisle Trust - Kirkby Stephen Accommodation
Kirkby Stephen East
Low Gill [2nd]
| Podgill Viaduct|
Merrygill Hartley Quarry
Smardale Gill Viaduct
Crosby Garrett Tunnel
Crosby Garrett Viaduct
Ais Gill Viaduct
Augill Iron Works
Ais Gill Summit
|Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.|
|09/06/1862||Eden Valley Railway|
Opened from Kirkby Stephen (South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway) to Clifton [Moor] (just south of Penrith on the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway, the junction giving access to the south). Engineer: Thomas Bouch.
|/ /1952||South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway|
Tebay to Kirkby Stephen closed to passengers. Diverted (and tour) passenger trains still use the route. Passenger trains continue to use the Eden Valley Railway from Penrith to Kirkby Stephen and continue to Barnard Castle.
|22/03/2005||Settle and Carlisle Line (Midland Railway)|
Prince of Wales formally re-opens the restored Kirkby Stephen station building.
A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The Lake Counties v. 14 (Regional Railway History)
An Illustrated History of Carlisle's Railways
Carlisle (Rail Centres)
|Line by Line - the Settle & Carlisle|
Midlands & North West (Railway Track Diagrams)
On Either Side - the Settle-Carlisle Line: A guide for rail travellers on the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle line: 4
The Leeds, Settle & Carlisle Railway: The Midland Route to Scotland
The Line That Refused to Die
The Settle and Carlisle Line: A Nostalgic Trip Along the Whole Route from Hellifield to Carlisle (British Railways Past and Present Companion)