Visiting the Railway
The whole railway, including the buildings, machinery and rolling stock is now a Scheduled Ancient Monument and is managed by the Bowes Railway Company, Ltd. (Registered Charity Number 511691) on behalf of the current owners, Sunderland City Council and Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council.
You can see the engines and
rope-hauled railway in operation on open days
and special events throughout the year.
Please visit our extensive website for full details.