Derwenthaugh Junction to Whickham Junction Deviation (North Eastern Railway)

Introduction

This is a re-alignment of the Newcastle and Carlisle railway to the south of its original course.

Most of the deviation remains open. Gateshead Metrocentre was opened on this route after the route via Scotswood closed to passengers.




Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.


This is a modern two platform station linked by a footbridge to the Metrocentre shopping centre. It is located to the north of the centre with coach parking and car parking nearby.
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A Class 142 re-enters Metrocentre station to form the returning shuttle service to Newcastle. Class 142s are a novel experience for me, but I can ...
David Panton 27/03/2019
A terminating service from Newcastle at Metrocentre which is also known as MetroCentre, and, per the station signs, Metro Centre. These hourly trains ...
David Panton 27/03/2019
Eastbound Pacer at the Metrocentre station. ...
Ewan Crawford 28/02/2004