Country Railway Routes

Morpeth to Bellingham

and the Rothbury Branch

ISBN:978 1 908174 87 1
First Published:26 March 2016
Authors:Roger R Darsley & Dennis A Lovett
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

96 Pages
120 Photographs
Large Scale Maps
Other details of local history



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These two rural railway lines in Northumberland crossed beautiful moorland, prone to heavy snowfall.

Because of their remoteness they carried much dam construction material and secure military traffic. In their last days they saw a considerable number of excursion trains. All is revealed herein.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Middleton 19-20
Middleton North21-22
Scotsgap Junction33-36
Fontburn Viaduct47-48
Fontburn Reservoir49-58
Fontburn Halt60-61
Ewesley Quarry62
Blaxter Quarry Railway86
Summit Cottages87-88
Catcleugh Reservoir99-107
Broomhope Siding108-110
Reedsmouth Junction115-117
Reedsmouth Shed118
Bellingham North Tyne119-120

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