South Tynedale Railway

The Railway Station
Alston
Cumbria
CA9 3JB

01434 382828

Find within approx miles of South Tynedale Railway

Overview

Ride on the North of England’s highest narrow gauge railway winding from Alston through the picturesque South Tyne Valley.

We have a Discovery Centre, Engineering Workshop viewing gallery, gift shop and the Crossing Cafe serving freshly made food.

For timetables and news of special events visit www.south-tynedale-railway.org.uk

 

Access information

All facilities including the Crossing Café, Discovery Centre and Engineering Workshop viewing gallery are generally accessible. There are accessible toilets on site. A carriage with access for wheelchairs users is available. Dogs are welcome everywhere on site. Bicycles are carried if there is space available, please speak to the guard for more information.


Road directions

By car: Alston Station is just to the north of the town centre on the A686. There is free parking at the station. Sat Nav postcode CA9 3JB.


Public transport

By Bus: Public bus services vary seasonally and include Newcastle, Hexham, Carlisle, Haltwhistle, Keswick and Stanhope. Visit traveline (www.traveline.info) or Go North East (www.simplygo.com) for information.

By Train: The nearest National Rail stations are at Haltwhistle, Langwathby and Penrith.


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Ticketing and entry prices for South Tynedale Railway

Type Entry for Guide price
Single
(Alston & Lintley Adult Rover )
1
£10.00
per ticket

Tickets can be bought when you visit from the ticket office on the platform.

 

Journey

Adult

Child

Family

Rover ticket -ride all day except some special events

£10

£5

£25

Single journey between max  4 consecutive stations

                            £8 £4  

 

All tickets are valid for all day travel, except for some special events.

A family rover is for 2 adults and up to three children (1 – 15 years)

Children under 1 travel free.

Dogs £2 on any journey

Bicycles £1 on any journey (subject to space)

10% discount for pre-booked groups of 10 or more fare paying passengers

10% discount for concessions – pensioners & students ( ID required)

Only one discount permitted per booking

All tickets are donation tickets to allow us to claim Gift Aid.

Alternative tickets available upon request.

 at South Tynedale Railway Sightseeing and Leisure Attraction Wheelchair friendly
Picnic area at South Tynedale Railway Sightseeing and Leisure Attraction Picnic area
Restaurant / cafe on site at South Tynedale Railway Sightseeing and Leisure Attraction Restaurant / Cafe on site
Child / family friendly at South Tynedale Railway Sightseeing and Leisure Attraction Family friendly
Car parking available at South Tynedale Railway Sightseeing and Leisure Attraction Car parking available
Coach parking available at South Tynedale Railway Sightseeing and Leisure Attraction Coach parking available
Cycle friendly at South Tynedale Railway Sightseeing and Leisure Attraction Cycle friendly
Credit / debit cards accepted at South Tynedale Railway Sightseeing and Leisure Attraction Credit / debit cards accepted
Cycle friendly at South Tynedale Railway Sightseeing and Leisure Attraction Cycle friendly
Dogs / pets allowed at South Tynedale Railway Sightseeing and Leisure Attraction Pet friendly
Gift shop on site at South Tynedale Railway Sightseeing and Leisure Attraction Gift shop on site
Reduced rates for children at South Tynedale Railway Sightseeing and Leisure Attraction Reduced rates for children
Restaurant / cafe on site at South Tynedale Railway Sightseeing and Leisure Attraction Restaurant / Cafe on site
Toilet Facilities at South Tynedale Railway Sightseeing and Leisure Attraction Toilet facilities
 at South Tynedale Railway Sightseeing and Leisure Attraction Wheelchair friendly
Event venue at South Tynedale Railway Sightseeing and Leisure Attraction Event venue

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