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Stephenson Railway Museum

The Stephenson Railway Museum is home to a range of working steam and diesel trains including George Stephenson’s ‘Billy’, a forerunner of the world-famous Rocket and the world’s third oldest surviving steam engine. On planned days, you can take a ride on a passenger train pulled by the ‘Jackie Milburn’ steam engine or heritage diesel locomotives. The trains are maintained and operated by a team of volunteers.

Donations welcome, admission free. Please check their website for train time and special events.

Telephone: (0191) 200 7146





Opening Hours
Please see their website for opening and train times change depending on the season.

Cost: Free

Middle Engine Lane,
North Shields
NE29 8DX

55.0166 -1.49754

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Last updated: September 13, 2018

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