Bowes Railway

Bowes Railway

Bowes Railway

Originally a colliery railway built to carry coal mainly from pits in north west Durham to the Tyne at Jarrow. The earliest section, designed by George Stephenson was opened in January 1826, making it one of the world’s first modern railways. Bowes Railway is believed to be the only operational preserved gauge rope-hauled railway in the world.

Springwell Road
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Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10am till 3pm and the first Sunday of each month

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