Coal trains operating on Weardale Railway

Mainline coal trains have begun operating on the Weardale Railway as part of an agreement between UK Coal Mining Limited, Weardale Railways CIC and Rail Management Services Ltd.  Up to 150,000 tonnes per annum of high quality coking coal from the Park Wall North surface mine near Sunniside and Helme Park, will be shipped to the market over a three-year period using a new coal transload facility at Wolsingham.

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