Stephenson Steam Railway reopens to the public on Friday 21 August. To ensure we can maintain social distancing and to help us make your visit safe and enjoyable, it is important that as many people as possible book a ticket in advance. Find out more about preparing for your visit and to book tickets through our website: stephensonsteamrailway.org.uk
Re-live the glorious days of the steam railway at Stephenson Steam Railway in North Shields. A range of fascinating locomotives are on display including George Stephenson's 'Billy', the world's third oldest surviving steam locomotive and a forerunner of the world-famous Rocket.
On scheduled days, visitors can take a ride on a passenger train pulled by a steam engine or heritage diesel locomotives.
- All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
- Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
- Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
- Guide Dogs Permitted
- Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
- Ramp / Level Access
- Toilets for Disabled Visitors
- Picnic Site - Machines available
Parking & Transport
- Car parking
- On site parking
- Parking (free)
- Groups Accepted - Tearoom must be booked in advance.
- Max group size - 200
- Min group size - 1
- Indoor Attraction
- No Smoking Attraction
- Outdoor Attraction
- Family Fun
- Marketed Towards Children
- Marketed Towards Families
Tours and Demonstrations
- Educational Visits Accepted
- Guided Tours Available for Groups
Map & Directions
The museum is well signposted from A19/A1058 junction and is opposite the Atmel Factory.
Public Transport Directions
Percy Main Metro Station. Bus R19 or bus to Silverlink.