Lakeshore Railroad 2024

Curently the only public, steam working 9.5 inch gauge railway in the UK, Lakeshore Railroad was first opened in 1972. Running for just under a third of a mile round the boating lake, the tracks meander through the trees and over the level crossings before arriving back at the station.


Operator: T M Henderson

Address: South Marine Park South Shields Tyne & Wear NE33 2NN

  • Telephone: 07745 350 983
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Sat-Sun, all school hols Feb-Nov. Daily Mid-May-Mid-Sep. Visit website for more details.


  • By Rail: South Shields / 0.75 miles


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

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