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Steam Oddities at the South Tynedale Railway

  • 24th August 2016

South Tynedale Railway, Alston, is pulling out all the stops this August Bank Holiday with a “Steam Oddities” weekend! We’ve added a puff of steam to the themes for each day. On “Odds & Sods Saturday” (27 August) we’re going…

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Green Steam this Easter

  • 11th March 2016

The 2016 services will resume on Thursday 24th March with trains departing Alston at 10.45; 12.15; 2.15 and 3.45. We operate every day of the Easter holidays. From 26th to 28th March we have a “Green Steam” event where our…

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Bags of Help!

  • 16th February 2016

We are very proud to be a potential recipient of Tesco’s forthcoming Bags of Help campaign. But we do need your help please... Tesco has teamed up with Groundwork to launch its Bags of Help initiative in hundreds of regions…

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Santa Specials

  • 23rd November 2015

There will be an extra sparkle in Santa’s eyes this December as his temporary home at South Tynedale Railway, Alston, has been transformed. The railway elves have been very busy giving the grotto a facelift so that visitors enter a…

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Halloween event

  • 2nd October 2015

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

  • 15th September 2015

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

  • 19th August 2015

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

  • 2nd June 2015

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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