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About us

We are sorry that you cannot travel on our railway at the moment due to the coronavirus outbreak and we want to be back in action as soon as possible. But in the meantime sit back and enjoy our steam loco Green Dragon taking us from Slaggyford to Alston last summer. As you can see we had a bit of variable North Pennines weather on the way.

Steaming to Slaggyford on Green Dragon

We really need you support during this time of closure and would like to invite you to make a donation to the railway so we can keep things ticking over and properly maintained. Please visit our COVID -19 page for details of how you can help.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing everyone again soon.

Our trains are hauled by steam, diesel or battery electric locos and all have a fascinating history. Both of our restored stations at Alston and Slaggyford house a café, ticket office and gift shop. At Alston you can explore our Discovery Centre and visit the viewing gallery above our engineering workshop. Most areas of the site are accessible and there are large car parks at Alston and Slaggyford.

Santa Specials

Book now at a special early bird price. Our Santa trains book up quickly so don’t leave it too late and take advantage of last year’s prices.

Early bird booking here

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CANCELLED Teddy Bear Day

May 29 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

EVENT UPDATES…

Easter Bunny Trains – Postponed

We hope the bunny, or one of his friends, will visit us later in the year.

Tea along the Tracks – Postponed

Enjoy a glass of fizz, pot of tasty loose leaf tea and a scrumptious afternoon tea as you travel through the beautiful South Tyne valley taking in the glorious views.

The Crossing Cafe

The Crossing Café is now closed.

We hope to see you later in the season and we wish all our customers the very best.

 

 

Tickets & Fares

The opening of our new operating season has been postponed.

Please follow the government guidelines on social distancing.

Stay safe and stay at home.

Our standard operating days in season are Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from Easter to the end of October. This season we will be also running trains on Wednesdays in June, July and September. During the main school holiday periods we will be running 7 days a week.

We operate two simple pricing structures to help you choose the best value ticket for your time with us.
Please note that all tickets are DONATION TICKETS which allow us to claim Gift Aid. Please say if you would prefer an alternative ticket.

See our tickets and fares page for more information

Due to the current Coronavirus crisis we have postponed the opening of our 2020 season. We wish all of our visitors the very best.

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