Legends of Industry Gala

LEGENDS OF INDUSTRY GALA - Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th June 2018

The biggest event in the railway's calendar returns! Our Legends of Industry gala will feature all of our home fleet operating locomotives plus atleast one visiting loco! Various displays and attractions will feature around the railway site.

Alongside the star guest will be our four home fleet steam locomotives;

  • Robert Stephenson & Co, Joicey Collieries No.3 Twizell
  • Hawthorn Leslie, Keighley Corporation Gas Dept No.2
  • Robert Stephenson & Hawthorns, Sir Cecil A Cochrane
  • AND returning from overhaul, Robert Stephenson & Hawthorns N.C.B No.49 (subject to availability).

Diesel electric locomotives Armstrong Whitworth & Co, A. Reyrolle & Co No.2 and Ruston & Hornsby T.I.C No.35 will also feature during the event.

An intensive timetable will be in operation throughout the weekend.

Timetable and ticket prices to be announced soon.

Enjoy displays, model railways and stalls within Marley Hill carriage shed, guided tours of Marley Hill engine shed, enjoy a drink (or two) at the Station Master's bar at Andrews House station. At East Tanfield station take a look around vintage vehicles courtesy of Sunderland & District Classic Vehicle Society.

Hot food and refreshments will be available from Pontop Canteen in Marley Hill carriage shed. Light refreshments available from Andrews House station and Tommy Armstrong's tea room at East Tanfield station.

Car parking available at Andrews House station (NE16 5ET). Please note, disabled parking only available at East Tanfield station due to classic car display.