Winter Warmers - heritage train rides

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Relax with a post-Christmas heritage train ride. Book your tickets now.

Red steam locomotive pulling passenger carriages on snow covered railway


Wednesday 29 December

Thursday 30 December

Visitor informaton

Train times:

11.15am, 12.30pm, 2pm & 3pm

Ticket prices: (including voluntary donation)

Family: £17
Adult: £7
Child/Concessions: £5

The tickets are in a saloon carriage.  Your family group will be seated together with other families in this open plan carriage. We are not asking visitors to book specific seats so that we can comply and react to any changes to government guidance.

Pre-booking is essential. Booking opens 1 November.

Ample free parking

Gift shop open


All the presents have been unwrapped and the left-over turkey/nut roast has been eaten. Looking for something to do that isn’t sales shopping between Christmas and New Year? Plan a trip to Stephenson and enjoy a relaxing heritage train ride on our 4 mile historic urban line. Pre-booking essential.

After your train ride, take time to visit our warm and cosy museum, where you can explore the collections and find out about the remarkable lives of railway pioneers George and Robert Stephenson. 

Don't forget to say hello to Billy, the world's third oldest surviving steam locomotive!