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















A South Shields train calls at Benton on 26 March 2019. Would you just look at the finials on that shelter. ...
David Panton 26/03/2019
Extract from the Scottish Region passenger timetable effective 3 May 1976 (price 45p) when there was still a stopping service, of sorts, to Newcastle. ...
David Panton 03/05/1976
Metro train at Benton station on the Tyne & Wear Metro heading towards St James on 11 February. ...
Brad Payne 11/02/2008
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A northbound green line train (left) and a southbound yellow line pass at South Gosforth on 26 March 2019. The lines meet just to the north of here ...
David Panton 26/03/2019
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
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A quick check reveals that there are several streets called Ilford Road in England, though none of them are near ‘the’ Ilford in Essex. This ...
David Panton 26/03/2019
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A southbound green line train calls at West Jesmond on 26 March 2019. Note the original station building. ...
David Panton 26/03/2019
Metro service for St James at West Jesmond on 28 September. ...
Bill Roberton 28/09/2008
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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
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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
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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
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