Bowes Railway

Opened in 1826, now a scheduled Ancient Monument and the only preserved SG rope hauled railway in the world. Has a large collection of non-BR stock and fine examples of mid-19th century workshops, many with their original machinery.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part Disabled Access

Contact & Location

Address:Springwell Road
Tyne and Wear NE9 7QJ
Contacts: 01914 161 847
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Open days:Mar-Dec first weekend of month. Also Tue, Thu & Sat (1000-1600). Check website for more details.
By Rail: Chester le Street / 5 miles

This entry was last updated on 3rd February 2017

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