museums and attractions

Railways / Heritage Railways

Tanfield Railway

Standard gauge railway runs for three miles from Marley Hill to Causey Arch Countryside Park. Oldest existing railway in the world, having first opened in 1725. Forty locomotives and interesting collection of non bogie carriages.

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Address

Marley Hill Station Old Marley Hill Gateshead Tyne & Wear NE16 5ET

  • 07508 092 365
  • .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • View website

Open days

Every Sun & BHol. Also 8 Mar, Easter Weekend, 12 Jul, Also Sat & Thu 26 Jul-2 Sep and event days.

Travel

By Bus: X30, X31

By Rail: Dunston / 5 miles

Events

Sat 27th - Sun 28th Oct 2018: Tanfield Ghost Train

o you dare take a trip on the Tanfield Ghost Train? Visit the Tanfield Railway for a spine tingling, hair-raising journey along the World's Oldest…

Railways / Santa

Back to top