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Alston station is just to the north of the town centre on the A686. Sat Nav postcode CA9 3JB. There is a large car park, free parking and the car park is suitable for coaches.

Slaggyford station is situated just off the A689 Alston-Brampton road. Sat Nav postcode CA8 7NH.There is a large car park and free parking, please note the access to this car park is narrow and not suitable for large coaches.

Please note there is a road closure in place on weekdays until 26th May. Allow extra time for your journey and follow the diversion signs. Alternatively park at Slaggyford, catch the 11:30 to Alston and return to your car on the 3p.m train.

Public bus services vary seasonally and include Newcastle, Hexham, Carlisle, Haltwhistle, Keswick and Stanhope. Visit traveline ( or Go North East ( for further information.

The nearest National Rail stations are at Haltwhistle, Penrith and Langwathby.