A boost for one of the top tourist attractions in the North Pennines.
A lottery grant of over £4 million is set to be used to revitalise the South Tynedale Railway in Alston.
The line was closed for seven years in the late 70s and early 80s, but now its steam engines attract thousands of visitors each year. Matthew Taylor reports.
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