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Afternoon teas booking now!

  • 11th March 2019

To celebrate #EnglishTourismWeek19 and the opening of 'Number 12' our new afternoon tea carriage, every afternoon tea booked for 30th or 31st March will receive a free glass of fizz! As Nikki House, Catering Manager says; "This season we're super…

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Strivers Become Drivers…or anything else they want to be!

  • 25th June 2018

Thanks to funding from Cumbria Community Foundation’s Cumbria Fund, pupils from Samuel Kings School Alston have spent an exciting week undergoing employability training by becoming members of South Tynedale Railway’s ‘Strivers’ youth team. To join the Strivers, the young people…

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Smile! There are many ways to support us!

  • 18th June 2018

Become an armchair supporter... There are many ways in which you can support our Preservation Society. You can join us a member, become a Friend of South Tynedale, our newly formed organisation which will help us look after South Tynedale,…

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STR Visitors’ Steam Dreams can now come true!

  • 12th January 2018

NAKLO back on track thanks to funding from the Power to Change Trust South Tynedale Railway Preservation Society is delighted to announce that a major grant has been approved by the Power to Change Trust, to restore the STR’s ex-PKP…

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December fun thanks to The National Lottery!

  • 4th December 2017

From 11 to 15 December 2017, we are offering a free hot drink and piece of millionaire’s shortbread to National Lottery players.   South Tynedale Railway’s Crossing Café will be serving a free hot drink and piece of millionaire’s shortbread…

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STR Leader of the Track!

  • 21st November 2017

STR Leader of the Track! 2017 has been an absolutely fantastic year for South Tynedale Railway, with the conclusion of a 3 year, £5.6 million development project which included a £4.2 million Heritage Lottery Fund grant, the opening of the…

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Halloween Spooktacular

  • 20th October 2017

Join in with an evening of Halloween fun and frolics on 31st October with a ride on the witches'  train, ghoulish games and terrifying tea at South Tynedale Railway followed by a ghostly walk led by local historian Alastair Robertson…

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