Heritage Weekend at Bowes Railway

Loco at Bowes

We are back to Bowes Railway Museum on Saturday 8th September and Sunday 9th September 2018 for Heritage Weekend. From 10:00 to 15:00 on each day we will be transmitting from the historic railway in Gateshead.

We expect to be using 2m, 40m and 80m transmitting equipment. As many modes as we can manage and hitting the repeater too for a bit of chat.

See our Tynelink page for information on local repeaters.

Club members can pop along from 8:30 to help set up on Saturday morning.

If you want more information please contact the club secretary. For information on the Bowes please check their website at; http://bowesrailway.uk/


There is a large car park for drivers or take the Fab 56 bus service from Gateshead. It stops right outside.

Museums Day at Bowes Railway – Saturday 16th June 2018

We will be at Bowes Railway Museum on Saturday 16th June 2018 to participate in the Museums on the Air.

You can find out more  by following this link; http://www.radio-amateur-events.org/IMW/

The Bowes Railway, built by George Stephenson in 1826, is the world’s only operational preserved standard gauge cable railway system, built to transport coal from pits in Durham to boats on the River Tyne.

Address: Springwell Rd, Gateshead NE9 7QJ
Phone: 07733330722
Free entrance.

You can learn more about the railway here; http://bowesrailway.uk/