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Ticket Booking

Booking for June, July and August is open!

If you would like to book a return journey from Alston to Slaggyford please select the date from the calendar on the right and click through to booking. Pre – booking your tickets is recommended as we may not have return tickets available on the day of travel. Our usual running days are weekends and bank holidays but there may be mid week days added into the calendar as the season progresses. Running days are shown on the calendar in dark grey.

Single journeys or station hopper tickets

Please purchase these on the day of travel from the booking office at Alston station.

Members of the Heritage Railway Association or RailRiders

Please obtain tickets from the booking office at Alston station.

 

We are always looking for volunteers and if you have time or skills that may help us please contact us at enquiries@south-tynedale-railway.org.uk

 

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Make a day of it!

At Alston station you’ll find a large car park, accessible toilets, baby change facilities and Hickins’ @ The Crossing Café.  Run by Kim and Dug Hickin, you’ll find a warm welcome and a delicious menu of home made hot and cold food and tasty tray bakes and cakes. Hickins will be open Thursday to Sunday from 10a.m to 3.30p.m.

At Slaggyford station there are more accessible toilets and The Little Buffet Car run by Adie and Kate Richards. Another warm welcome awaits you and a range of hot and cold drinks, snacks, traybakes and ice cream! The Little Buffet Car will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10.30a.m  – 4p.m during the spring season and additional dates may be added as the season progresses.

 

The South Tyne Trail runs alongside the line and is easy level walking with picnic sites along the way. And with stops at Kirkhaugh and Lintley it’s possible to walk and ride! Just hold out your hands to let the Guard know you would like to board or buy a ticket at Alston and walk back!

Trains will operate from April 2022 and online booking  for travel in April, May and June is now open.

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