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Halloween event

Saturday 31st October Join us in fancy dress for a family friendly Halloween event. No need to book in advance to ride on one of Halloween decorated trains pumpkins and skeletons galore depart Alston at 10.45; 12.15; 2.15 and 3.45…

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Swinging Sixties Saddletanks Gala

Dust down your bell bottoms and come and join us Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th September for the Swinging Sixties event. September 1965 saw the last ever works train depart from Alston, so to commemorate that time in our history…

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August Bank Holiday Family Fun

Join us for some family fun this Bank Holiday at South Tynedale Railway, Alston. On Saturday 29th through to Monday 31st August the Bank Holiday Family Fun event will take place between 10.30 to 4pm. There will be steam locos…

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Bring A Grown Up – 20th & 21st June

Join us at South Tynedale Railway on 20th and 21st June, when each child accompanied by a grown-up will have a free train ride. So why not treat Dad, and the whole family - to a ride on a train…

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CA9 Postcode Winners

Postcode winners!! Did you know that if you have a CA9 postcode, you can travel on South Tynedale’s charming railway at 50% of the ticket prices on all journeys? This means for a family ticket ( 2 adults and up…

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BARBER- Return to Steam Gala Press Release

The iconic steam locomotive ‘BARBER’ will make its long awaited debut at Alston’s South Tynedale Railway during a Gala Weekend from 2nd – 5th May. This will be a unique opportunity to experience ‘BARBER’ hauling passengers for the very first…

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Indian Summer Comes to Alston

    The Darjeeling-Himalayan Railway comes to the high North Pennines for an ‘Indian Summer’ weekend on 26 – 28 September. South Tynedale Railway at Alston are delighted to host Locomotive No 19 and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Society for…

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