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Stephenson Steam Railway
Middle Engine Lane
North Shields
NE29 8DX

Access Information

Entrance Charges

There is free admission to the museum for everyone. However, there are charges for train tickets. Carers of disabled visitors are admitted free of charge (one carer per disabled visitor); the concession admission fee applies to the disabled visitor. 

Car Parking

The site has its own car park next to the museum entrance. Access to the car park is from Middle Engine Lane. Parking is free. There are two parking bays marked out as accessible parking bays for blue badge holders, plus four parking bays for parents with toddlers. These are all located close to the access path to the Museum.

The nearest drop-off point by taxi, dial-a-ride, car or coach is beside the accessible parking bays next to the museum entrance.

Public Transport Access Routes and Drop Off Points

The nearest Metro stations are Percy Main on Station Road and Northumberland Park, close to Earsdon Road.

Both are a 5-10 minute bus ride away.

The nearest bus stops are located a few minutes’ walk from the railway on Middle Engine Lane and the Silverlink North Road leading to the Cobalt Business Park.

The car park is also the drop off point for private cars, taxis and coaches.


Access to Percy Main Station

Our Percy Main terminus is roughly a 5-10 minute walk from Percy Main Metro station. 

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