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Knitting to save lives!

  • 28th January 2020

You may not know it but we have a group of fantastic volunteers who not only knit and crochet blankets to keep our visitors warm as they travel through the beautiful South Tyne Valley but also make blankets which we…

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Naklo Restoration Project Update

  • 13th January 2020

It's been a while since we updated you on Naklo's restoration, a project which began back in August 2018 when Naklo was looking rather sorry for herself. Now she is starting to look much more bright and shiny as this…

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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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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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