Stainmore Railway Company, Kirkby Stephen

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Stainmore Railway Company (SRC) is a company limited by shares (registered in England No 3959471). It is a volunteer run, non-profit distributing company who’s aims include:

1. To restore the former Kirkby Stephen East Railway Station and to develop the site as a Heritage Centre and working railway representing the early 1950’s.

2. To obtain, restore and operate a representative collection of locomotives and rolling stock.

3. To provide an educational resource relating to local history and the development and operation of the railway.

4. To provide training in all the skills necessary to restore and maintain the railway and its infrastructure.
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  • August 11, 2017
    We visited here last Saturday as we'd been told the station was worth a look and it didn't disappoint. The station has been well restored and they have just gained a grant to restore the J21 steam loc...  more »
  • July 30, 2017
    Visited with my wife for the third time this summer. Much hard work has been done to create this museum and to restore the long closed station . Track is being relaid and short train rides can be take...  more »
  • June 26, 2017
    Always a pleasure to visit went to see the model show on Sunday was an excellent day , good day out for the family friendly atmosphere very enjoyable and lunch in the train carriage I always enjoy tha...  more »
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  • This indeed is a five star Heritage Railway. Staffed by hugely dedicated volunteers. Active vintage restorations ongoing of high quality. Friendly welcome, informative. Special events throughout the year. Go there!
  • The Stainmore Railway Company at Kirkby Stephen East is a wonderful preserved line in the heart of the Eden valley. This railway is planning to restore at least some of the original route of the famous 'Stainmore railway'. They have a collection of vintage Gresley 'teak' coaches, one of which (60505) will be in regular service in 2014. Something to look forward to! This is a wonderful little railway with a very welcoming atmosphere. I would strongly reccomend a visit.
  • Some excellent rolling stock; numerous ex BR Diesels, 9f 92219 and Gresley teak coaches. A very friendly atmosphere. A real gem. Definitely worth a visit.
  • Everyone is made very welcome.

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