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North East Tourism Awards 2020

  • 8th November 2019

We're absolutely delighted to say that we have been shortlisted in the North East Tourism Awards again this year in the two categories we decided to enter; Accessible and Inclusive Tourism and Ethical,Responsible and Sustainable Tourism. We are chuffed (…

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Heritage Open Days 13th – 22nd September 2019

  • 11th September 2019

We're delighted to be taking part in this year's Heritage Open Days. It's England's largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,000 organisations, 5,000 events and 40,000 volunteers! It’s your chance to see behind the scenes at STR…

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Work Experience at STR!

  • 19th July 2019

Our latest work experience student Sasha has thoroughly enjoyed her time with us and hopes to come back again in the summer to volunteer. She writes; "The friendly railway" is the perfect description for the South Tynedale Railway! As a…

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Of hats and scrambled egg

  • 27th May 2019

Blog number 2 is mainly about hats and we should probably warn you at the start that if you are looking for tips on magnificent millinery then this may not be the blog for you. If however you are interested…

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Jog Blog

  • 6th May 2019

First blog... So here it is, our very first blog and you may be surprised to find that the very first blog from a family-friendly, dog loving, heritage railway is about jogging. Well it is...and it isn't... National Walking Month…

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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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