Celebrations are due to begin to mark 25 years since the Carlisle to Settle railway line was saved.
It had been threatened with closure since the early 1980s until Michael Portillo, the transport secretary at the time, saved it.
A commemorative train ride will take place later this morning.
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Hundreds of people have visited Alston to celebrate the town's historic railway line, and its survival against the odds.