Trains have returned to a section of England^s highest railway line for the first time in more than 40 years.
South Tynedale Railway, a narrow gauge line in the Pennines, is built on the track bed of the Alston Line which closed in 1976.
Operated by a preservation society, it runs steam trains between Alston in Cumbria and Lintley in Northumberland.
In what has been described as a ^milestone^ it now runs to Slaggyford, further up the Tyne Valley.
South Tynedale Railway runs on part of the Alston Line, the highest in England, that closed in 1976.
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