1940s Weekend

1940s Weekend - Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd September

Step back to the 1940s and experience Home Front life in wartime Britain during the Second World War.

Andrews House station will feature Second World War posters and music. Men and women in period uniforms and civilian clothing will complement the authenticity of the weekend.

Steam locomotives and rolling stock of pre-WWII vintage will be in operation throughout the weekend.


Standard fares apply. Tanfield Unlimited Tickets valid.

Would you like to join us in period clothing, or with a display or vehicle? We'd love to hear from you! Please fill out the application form below and we'll be back in touch.

Visitors who join us in costume receive complimentary train travel. Please note though, only home front and allied force costumes will be allowed on site during the event.