The 13 mile Haltwhistle to Alston Railway was opened in 1852 to exploit the mineral wealth - including lead, coal and limestone - of Alston Moor. It was closed in 1976.Much info. here.[url]http://www.visitcumbria.com/pen/haltalst.htm[/url]
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Haltwhistle To Alston Mineral Railway belongs to the Alston Moor region.
Haltwhistle To Alston Mineral Railway served all the following:
Bayle Hill Lead Mine
Farnberry Lead Mine
Holyfield Lead Mine
Nattrass Lead Mine
Nentforce Level Lead Mine
Park Iron Mine
Taylor's Groove Lead Mine
Woodlands Level Baryte Mine