Eastern Main Lines

Newcastle to Hexham

including the Allendale Branch

by Roger Darsley

The eastern part of the route parallel to Hadrian's Wall formed part of one of the earliest railways in Britain and has a fascinating past. This is told with many interesting historic photographs and maps, numerous recent views making astonishing comparisons. Unusual pictures include a train fording a river and another bypassing a tunnel.

Book Details

Author
Roger Darsley
Editor
Vic Mitchell
Series
Eastern Main Lines
Publisher
Middleton Press Ltd
Published
01 December 2005
Reprinted
10 December 2016
ISBN
9781904474692
Language
English
Format
Hardback
Dimensions
240 x 174 mm
Weight
480g
General
96 Pages
120 Photographs
Large Scale Maps
Other details of local history

Stations & Locations

Stations Photo
Newcastle Central 1-12,119-120
Gateshead 13-16
Gateshead (West of) 17-20
Dunston (East of) 21-26
Dunston 27-29
Metrocentre 30-31
Derwenthaugh 32
Blaydon 33-45
Ryton 46-49
Ryton (West of) 50
Wylam 51-55
Prudhoe 56-58
Mickley 59-60
Stocksfield 61-64
Riding Mill 65-67
Corbridge (East of) 68
Farnley Tunnel, Corbridge 68
Corbridge 69-71
Hexham 72-78
Elrington 79-80
Langley 81-84
Staward 85-86
Allendale 87-91
West Wylam Junction and bridge 92-94
North Wylam 95-99
Heddon on the Wall 100
Newburn 101-104
Lemington 105-108
Scotswood 109-115
Scotswood Halt 116
Elswick 117
Forth Bank Goods 118