General Information:

Wikipedia provides some further information about the line and its history.

Rail timetable information and ticket purchasing:

My Train Ticket


Rail Cards - how you can save money on trains to Newcastle at

Travel Line

Seat Frog - Upgrade your next trip. Bid for an upgrade and get exclusive access to last-minute premium seats with Seatfrog.

Visitor Information:

Communities Cumbria

Communities Northumberland

Cumbria Tourism

The Cumbria Directory

Discover Carlisle

English Heritage

Enjoy England

Hadrian's Wall Country

Hadrian's Wall National Trails


The National Trust

North East England Official Visitor Information Site


Visit Cumbria

Visit Haltwhistle

Visit Northumberland

Walks around Stocksfield