9½in. gauge 550 yards long. Two steam locomotives (North American 4-6-2 and South American 2-6-2). One i/c loco.
T M Henderson
South Marine Park South Shields Tyne & Wear NE33 2NN
Sat-Sun & school hols Feb-Nov. Daily mid May-mid Sep.
By Rail: South Shields / 0.75 miles
Established in 1972, the line runs around the boating lake in the South Marine Park. Parking is available nearby and there are toilets and a cafe in the park, together with a children's playground. Trains run from around 11.30 to 5.00, longer in the summer season. Please be aware that operation can be curtailled in bad weather.