Journey back in time

Beamish supplied Victorian costume Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A train journey from another time.

Travellers in Victorian dress mixed with modern passengers as a special service left Newcastle Central Station to mark 175 years of the coast to coast route.

Celebrations have been planned along the line from Tyneside to Cumbria.


Anniversary for rail route

Celebrations and activities are taking place along the railway line between Newcastle and Carlisle as the route celebrates its 175th anniversary.