Ever wanted to volunteer on a heritage railway? There's plenty of jobs going, from engineering and crafting in the workshops to cleaning, firing and driving locomotives 🚂we are always looking for people from all walks of life to come in and lend a hand! Get in touch if you're interested...
The first Diesel Day of the year is fast approaching!
Join us on the 22nd April to ride behind 08915 & D2078 and see them in action hauling freight trains, as well as Consett Iron Company No.10 in the yard on shunting duties!
Steam trains today!
Ashington No.5 will be in action today hauling passenger trains out of Middle Engine Lane at 12:30, 13:30, & 14:30! The sun’s even starting to come out too! ☀️
Ashington No.5 performed well over a very busy weekend!
The Stephenson Railway Museum will be open every day throughout the Easter Holidays with Make & Take Thursday’s on the 5th and 12th April. Trains will also be in operation on these days, departing Middle Engine Lane at 12:30, 13:30 &...
It was a busy day yesterday! Much of the same tomorrow with the Easter Eggspress! First train departs Middle Engine Lane at 11:30am
In the museum you can enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt and also meet some furry, scaley and slithery animals with For Paws! 📸S.Thornton
Our 2018 running season kicks off this weekend! Starting with Fish & Chip Friday (30th Mar), Easter Eggspress (1st Apr) and Bank Holiday Monday (2nd Apr).
Trains will be running every Sunday, Bank Holiday and Thursdays during school holidays through to November! 📸J.Stuart