What is the Stephenson Steam Railway?

Stephenson Steam Railway is a 2 mile industrial railway. When traveling you will be riding in a 1950s British railway carriage from Tyne all the way to the old coal fields of Northumberland. The railway is managed by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums.

What is inside the museum?

There are old trains such as a train that is about 207 years old that they call Billy. Billy is known as the third oldest surviving steam locomotive in the world. There are also Coal hopper wagons that where used a lot in Tyneside before 1990s. For more information you can click this [link]

What is there to do?

there are many events that can happen such as the heritage train rides that looks like it happens around weekly. Make sure to check what events that happen using [link]. They also offer school workshops such as the primary workshops being George Stephenson Story, George Stephenson- engineering and working on the railways. For more information on the workshops click [link]

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