22-09-2012 - 23-09-2012
Autumn Steam Gala 2012
Hackworth Park Centenary Celebrations on Saturday 22 September (10.30am-4pm).
FREE (small charge applies for rides)
Locomotion’s 8th Anniversary Steam Gala: Tremendous Tanks.
This fabulous event - suitable for both adults and children alike will feature visits from guest tank engines, including:
- Jinty from the Great Central Railway
- Lewin from Beamish
- H Class 985 from Beamish
- H Class 1310 from the Middleton Railway
The line up is subject to the availability of locomotives.
Soak up the atmosphere to the sounds of a historic fair organ, browse trade stands and ride our miniature railway with historic model Orion and the South Durham Society of Model Engineers.
You can have a go on our passenger steam train service: Furness Railway 20 will be in steam (a small charge applies). New this year, we're working in partnership with Hackworth Park Centenary Celebrations on Saturday 22 September. There will be a variety of family activities available at the park, plus at Locomotion you can try out activities such as sampler stitching, dressing-up and traditional toys such as yo-yos, diablos and hoops.