Eastern Main Lines

Darlington - Leamside - Newcastle

ISBN:978 1 906008 28 4
First Published:01 May 2008
Authors:Roger Darsley
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

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



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The original route of the East Coast Main Line between Darlington and Newcastle was via Leamside. There are both country and city stations but the line travelled through the industrial heartland of East Durham and shared some of its tracks with the coal carrying Lambton Railway.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Darlington Bank Top1-6
Darlington Loco Shed7-8
Darlington Parkgate Junction9-10
Ferryhill Thrislington LaFarge Cement Wks29
Coxhoe Junction30
Tursdale Junction32-33
Bowburn Colliery34
Sherburn Colliery38-41
Sherburn Junction42
Belmont Junction43-45
Durham Gilesgate46-49
Rainton Meadows54
Fence Houses55-59
New Lambton60-63
Victoria Viaduct Penshaw70-71
Follonsby Pit81-82
Follingsby Freightliner Terminal83-84
Wardley Coal Disposal Point85
Pelaw Junction86-87
Brandling Junction96
Borough Gardens Loco Shed100-102
Gateshead Works104
Gateshead East105-107
Gateshead High Level Bridge108-111
Newcastle Central112-120

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