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Newcastle and Berwick Railway

This line is open. To the north it connected to the North British Railway and to the south to the Newcastle and Darlington Junction Railway and Newcastle and Carlisle Railway. The company was bought by the York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway which itself merged with other companies to become the North Eastern Railway.

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Alnwick Branch Kelso Branch (North Eastern Railway) Wansbeck Railway North British Railway Morpeth Branch (Blyth and Tyne Railway) Ashington Collieries Clickable map of the Newcastle and Berwick Railway.

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The line runs through Northumberland, slightly inland from the coast. The area is most farmed, with some coal mining. The route is very much a through route main line with a sparse local service.

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This line runs from Newcastle to Berwick.

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This station is open.


Page created on 29/02/2000
Page last edited on: 02/04/2012
Contact: Ewan Crawford