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The Stephenson Railway Museum, Middle Engine Lane, West Chirton, North Shields, NE29 8DX. Tel.: (0191) 2007146
Registered Charity No. 508092 and a member of the Heritage Railway Association
Stephenson Railway Museum in North Tyneside is open from 11am to 4pm on Sundays and Bank Holidays from 30 March 2014 until 2 November 2014 and all week during school holidays (excluding Christmas holidays), with heritage train rides on Sundays and Bank Holidays.
Visitors will be able to see the fascinating collection of steam, electric and diesel locomotives, including George Stephenson’s ‘Billy’, a forerunner of the world-famous ‘Rocket’.
Geoff Woodward, manager of North Tyneside Museums, says,
“Entry to the Museum is free and it is a great place to visit and find out about the history of train travel.
Stephenson Railway Museum is managed by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums on behalf of North Tyneside Council.
For more information call (0191) 200 7146.
‘Our Railway in Years Gone By’ - The North Tyneside Steam Railway Association's Heritage Lottery Funded Project
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To learn more about the railway and the work of the volunteers who operate the service please click on the topics below:
Our Railway in Years Gone By
Links to Complementary Sites:
UK & Ireland Heritage Railways
Aln Valley Railway
North Yorks Moors Railway
South Tynedale Railway
Northumberland Tourism Guide
North Tyneside Council
Tyne-Wear Archives & Museums
Monkwearmouth Station Museum
Site queries to: webmaster(at)ntsra(dot)org(dot)uk
(Site last updated on 14 Oct 2014)