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South Tynedale Railway

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.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access


South Tynedale Railway Preservation Society


The Railway Station Alston Cumbria CA9 3JB

  • 01434 338 214
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Open days

30 Mar-Oct Tue, Thu, Sat-Sun. Daily in school hols.


By Bus: 681

By Rail: Haltwhistle / 14 miles

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