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South Tynedale Railway 2021

2ft gauge railway along part of the former Alston-Haltwhistle branch with 2.25 miles in use. Steam and diesel trains operate between Alston Station, Kirkhaugh and Lintley Halt through the beautiful South Tyne Valley. Also home to The Hub museum which contains a selection of local transport and household exhibits along with historic photographs, posters and memorabilia of the local area.


Operator: South Tynedale Railway Preservation Society

Address: The Railway Station Alston Cumbria CA9 3JB

  • Telephone: 01434 382 828
  • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Website: View website

Open Days & Times

Reopens 3 Jul. Visit website for more details and advance booking.


  • By Bus: various
  • By Rail: Haltwhistle / 14 miles


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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