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.


  • Parking
  • Gift Shop
  • Refreshments
  • Part Disabled Access

Contact & Location

Address:Marley Hill Station
Old Marley Hill
Tyne and Wear NE16 5ET
Contacts: 07508 092 365
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Open days:Every Sun & BHol plus event days. Also Sat & Thu 27 Jul-2 Sep.

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This entry was last updated on 20th August 2017

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