Newcastle Branch (Blyth and Tyne Railway)

Introduction

This branch brought the Blyth and Tyne Railway to Newcastle, to its own station at [[New Bridge Street] north of the city centre and close to Manors station.






Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Monkseaton to Newcastle








Metro train at Benton station on the Tyne & Wear Metro heading towards St James on 11 February. ...
Brad Payne 11/02/2008





A Tyne & Wear Metro unit slows for the South Gosforth stop on its way to South Shields via the city centre in 1991. The network control centre is ...
Mark Bartlett 15/03/1991
A Tyne & Wear Metro train calls at a leafy South Gosforth station on 14 May 2010 with an afternoon service to South Hylton. ...
Bruce McCartney 14/05/2010


Metro service for St James at West Jesmond on 28 September. ...
Bill Roberton 28/09/2008

A tamper heads north from Jesmond Junction on 28 September. The Metro line to Newcastle city centre bears right with the Manors spur, used for empty ...
Bill Roberton 28/09/2008

Now bypassed by the underground station of the Tyne & Wear Metro, the old surface route through Jesmond is retained for empty stock movements. The ...
John Yellowlees 19/11/2016
Now bypassed by the underground station of the Tyne & Wear Metro, the old surface route through Jesmond is retained for empty stock movements. The ...
John Yellowlees 19/11/2016
A restaurant car at Jesmond (old) station on 28 September 2008. The former Blyth & Tyne station, once part of the North Tyneside loop, was ...
Bill Roberton 28/09/2008





Earsdon Curve


An EE Type 3 heads south towards the Tyne in 1971 with a coal train, probably from Burradon exchange sidings. The train is about to pass Earsdon ...
John Furnevel 19/10/1971