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See and hear coal trains thundering through the countryside... something that generations of North East families saw every day but now a distant memory for most.
The clock will be turned back to 1917 on the weekend of the 18th & 19th March as we hold our annual Great War Weekend, in association with the Durham Pals living history group.
Treat your mum to a special trip on board the Tanfield Railway’s Mothering Sunday Cake train! Enjoy a selection of cakes on board a Victorian carriage hauled by a vintage steam locomotive as it passes through the picturesque Causey valley on the world's oldest railway.
Treat your mum to a special trip on board the Tanfield Railway’s Mothering Sunday Cake train! Enjoy a selection of cakes on board a Victorian carriage hauled by a vintage steam locomotive as it passes through the picturesque Causey valley on the world's oldest railway.
Treat your mum to a special trip on board the Tanfield Railway’s Mothering Sunday Cake train! Enjoy a selection of cakes on board a Victorian carriage hauled by a vintage steam locomotive as it passes through the picturesque Causey valley on the world's oldest railway.
Treat your mum to a special trip on board the Tanfield Railway’s Mothering Sunday Cake train! Enjoy a selection of cakes on board a Victorian carriage hauled by a vintage steam locomotive as it passes through the picturesque Causey valley on the world's oldest railway.
It's the summer of 46. Join the locals as they take a trip, on the railway to their much planned and discussed summer celebrations. Be part of this thrilling Murder Mystery and exercise your little grey cells to see if you can discover who the culprit is before the train terminates. Trains depart at 7pm promt from our East Tanfield Station
It's the summer of 46. Join the locals as they take a trip, on the railway to their much planned and discussed summer celebrations. Be part of this thrilling Murder Mystery and exercise your little grey cells to see if you can discover who the culprit is before the train terminates. Trains depart at 7pm promt from our East Tanfield Station
Get in the ghoulish spirit of things on the Tanfield Railway’s very own Halloween Ghost Train! Come in fancy dress, take part in Halloween games, activities and arts and crafts – but most of all keep an eye out for the scary station staff!