Hadrian's Wall Line GuideThe sixty miles of railway line between Newcastle and Carlisle  passes through a  UNESCO World Heritage site,  the homes of some of this country's  industrial  giants featuring the birthplace of steam railways, and  borders both the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Northumberland National Park. Additionally several national long distance trails meet the railway including the pioneering Pennine Way.

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You can see a low resolution pdf version of the line guide here.

From Sunday 21st May, Off-Peak Day Returns on the Tyne Valley line between Hexham and Newcastle (inclusive) will no longer be subject to the evening peak restriction. This restriction currently prohibits use of Off-Peak Day Returns on all Northern trains leaving Newcastle, Dunston, Metrocentre and Blaydon between 1601 and 1759. Off-Peak tickets will now be valid on all trains in each direction which depart after 0900 Monday to Friday and at all times during weekends and Bank Holidays.

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