Coal Train Day

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A day of recreating what was once a very common sight in the North East, plus shunting demonstrations

Steam locomotive pulling coal waggons


Sunday 21 August

Visitor information

Opening hours: 9am - 5pm

Free entry to Museum, charge for heritage train rides. Tickets can be booked here or bought on the day.

View the day's timetable here


Alongside the regular passenger service, our demonstration coal train will be out and about on the line. There'll also be shunting demonstrations in the Middle Engine Lane yard throughout the day.

Please note that the coal train may be hauled by either a steam or diesel locomotive.