Stainmore Railway Company

Stainmore Railway Company
Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria

Average visit time – 1-2+ hours.

Things to do at Stainmore Railway Company review

Stainmore railway company in Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria is run by volunteers and it is a non-profit preservation company.

Kirkby Stephen is a historic station with a steam railway. It first opened in 1861. Today it feels like time has stopped and you can enjoy the station as it would have been in the 1950s. There are a number of historic Victorian and vintage locomotives, carriages and wagons to see. There is also a small museum to look around. They host a number of events throughout the year.

You can also enjoy a ride on a steam train, schedules are varied so do check their website before leaving home. They are slowly opening more and more of the line with an eventual aim of re-opening the line all the way to Stainmore. They also offer rides on their diesel trains.

Covid 19 – Please check the website or social media of an attraction before visiting. Many places may be open differently and some remain closed. Reviews do not mention all of these changes or possible price changes. Most places now require you to pre-book online in advance.

Important Information Stainmore Railway Company

Eating – There is a buffet car for snacks and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.

Facilities in brief – Diesel and steam train rides, a small museum and other locomotives, carriages and more to see. There are toilets and a buffet car.

Entry price – *TBC
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *TBC – Due to covid prices are currently not available on their website. I will update asap.

Opening: The railway runs a varied schedule. For up to date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly? On operating days dogs travel free on the trains and are allowed to sit with their owners in their buffet car cafe.

Information on accessibility – Please contact

Address: South Rd, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4LA, Cumbria, England. Phone: 017683 71700

Category – Train rides – Mostly Indoors – Suitable for all ages

Stainmore Railway Company
Stainmore Railway Company
Stainmore Railway Company

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