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Located about 20 miles East of Carlisle, on the Tyne Valley line.
Railway type and traffic
Local services are typically operated by 142s or 156s. There are also some freight services over this line, mainly operated by DB Schenker/Freightliner 66s. This line has also been used as a diversionary route for Virgin services when the West Coast has been blocked north of Carlisle.
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Haltwhistle is situated in the Tyne Valley at the North end of the Pennines. The weather may change at any time. It would be advisable to have warm clothing to hand.
There is a car park at the station
There is an hourly service in each direction to Hexham/Newcastle and Carlisle.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There are shops in the village
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Haltwhistle general view map
Haltwhistle close up map
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Photos can be taken from the station or where the B6321 crosses over the line just west of the station. The line through Haltwhisle is fairly straight.
Links to photographs at this location
Northern Railways - Haltwhistle
General views - All photographs © Craig Allan unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east
Taken from the B6321 road bridge.
Fig 2 - Looking west
Also taken from the B6321 road bridge, reverse angle.
Fig 3 - Looking west
From the station footbridge.
Fig 4 - Looking east
From the station platforms.
Fig 5 - The station sidings
There are a small set of sidings that usually play host to some on track plant
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