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Bowes Railway Museum

Bowes Railway Museum

Springwell Village Gateshead NE9 7QJ

Standard Gauge Railway Standard Gauge Railway

Bowes Railway Museum - This line, designed by George Stephenson and opened in 1826 is now a scheduled Ancient Monument and passengers are carried in steam-hauled brakevans along a short length of track.

This line, designed by George Stephenson and opened in 1826 is now a scheduled Ancient Monument and passengers are carried in steam-hauled brakevans along a short length of track.

Main Features:


Standard Gauge RailwaysStandard Gauge Railway
 
 

Railway Features:


Steam Locos2 Steam Locos
Diesel Locos3 Diesel Locos
Other Locos5 Other Locos
Rolling Stock40 Rolling Stock
 
 

There are 2 steam locos (BARCLAYS) and 3 industrial diesels, 5 underground mining locos. About 40 coal wagons of varying types in the historic collection.

Facilities:


MuseumMuseum
ShopShop
CafeteriaCafeteria

Special Features:


Guided ToursGuided Tours
Footplate ExperienceFootplate Experience
 

There is a mining museum with related artifacts.