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The original station house at Alston, which was at the end of a branch line from the main Newcastle to Carlisle line at Haltwhistle.
Alston Station is the headquarters of the railway and contains a cafe and gift shop.
The branch line was closed in 1976 and the South Tynedale Railway took a lease on the first length of the trackbed in1980. Narrow gauge track was laid and operations commenced in 1983.
Rolling stock for passengers is a mixture of open-sided carriages and saloons, many of which are ex-Viennese tram carriages.
Train awaiting departure for Slaggyford.
Locomotives are a mixture of diesel, steam and battery powered. Here battery powered No. 22, Newcastle, awaits departure from Alston. This locomotive was purchased from Transport For London and converted from standard gauge.
The line follows the course of the South Tyne River through picturesque country.
Kirkhaugh is approximately halfway between Alston and Slaggyford and is the first of two halts on the line.
Lintley Halt is close to the site of a coal loading operation from a nearby mine which provided traffic for the original branch line.
The halt is situated in a very rural area.
Slaggyford is currently the end of the line with facilities for passengers whilst the engine runs around its train.
These wooden station buildings have been restored to a high standard.
This signal box controls the points and signals around Slaggyford Station as well as the level crossing gates where the railway crosses a minor road.
The battery powered engine Newcastle running round its train at Slaggyford.
This is the original station building at Slaggyford. It is now in private hands.
In the shed at Alston, this engine has been converted to run on waste wood briquettes.
A saddle tank engine originally built for industrial use.