South Tynedale Railway are Highly Commended at North East England Tourism Awards

Winners announced for North East England Tourism Awards Tourism businesses from across the North East were celebrated on Tuesday 22 November as the winners for the North East England Tourism Awards were announced at a glittering ceremony held in Newcastle Civic Centre’s Banqueting Hall. Alfie Joey, BBC Radio Newcastle breakfast show presenter, hosted the awards, which…

Shortlist announced for tourism superstars

The shortlist for the North East England Tourism Awards has been announced today (21 October 2016), following another record breaking year for entries. (Full shortlist detailed below). Playing a major role in showcasing the range of high quality tourism businesses and experiences on offer to visitors across the North East, the awards have continued to…

Green Steam this Easter

The 2016 services will resume on Thursday 24th March with trains departing Alston at 10.45; 12.15; 2.15 and 3.45. We operate every day of the Easter holidays. From 26th to 28th March we have a “Green Steam” event where our popular green Barber steam loco will be in operation. There is a children’s Easter themed…

Bags of Help!

We are very proud to be a potential recipient of Tesco’s forthcoming Bags of Help campaign. But we do need your help please… Tesco has teamed up with Groundwork to launch its Bags of Help initiative in hundreds of regions across England and Wales. The scheme will see three community groups and projects in each…