Wednesday 20 December 2023

South Tynedale Railway, 8th October 2023, Part 2: New infrastructure

A canopy has been built at Alston, reinstating a facility of the BR period station, along with an additional platform. On the left, the toilet and catering facilities have also been sensitively replaced. In the distance, Barber is being fed and watered.

Looking northward.

The station house at Slaggyford is original, now in private ownership. Everything else in this picture is quite new.

The Slaggyford station building has been thoroughly rebuilt. Google Streetview captures the scene before the railway returned.

The new signal box closely represents the original.