Tynemouth Deviation (Blyth and Tyne Railway)

Introduction

This line is still open. Although the Blyth and Tyne Railway received the Act it was the North Eastern Railway, who purchased the B&T, that opened the line.





Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

Tynemouth Metro station is gloriously overlarge for current railway purpose so can easily accommodate a weekend market. A clockwise (St James) train ...
David Panton 26/03/2019
Tynemouth station - detail - May 2013. ...
Colin Alexander 31/05/2013
Part of the former 1847 Newcastle & North Shields Railway terminus at Tynemouth in March 2012. The building survives in residential use following ...
Colin Alexander 31/03/2012
The 1882 NER Tynemouth station, seen in July 2004. ...
John Furnevel 10/07/2004

Newcastle bound Metro service arriving at Cullercoats in October 1985. ...
David Panton /10/1985
A city bound Tyne and Wear Metro service leaves Cullercoats platform 2 for St James in the summer of 2004. ...
John Furnevel 10/07/2004

On 26 March 2019 a South Shields (therefore anti-clockwise) service calls at Whitley Bay on the coast loop. Accessible seaside for Geordies, but it's ...
David Panton 26/03/2019
The impressive station frontage and clock tower at Whitley Bay, seen here in the summer of 2004 looking south east from Station Square. Opened in 1910 ...
John Furnevel 10/07/2004
The impressive clock tower dominates the entrance to Whitley Bay Station on 25 November 2018 and is complemented by the formidable presence of a K4 ...
Malcolm Chattwood 25/11/2018
The triptych mosaic Passing by Ian Patience, located in the main entrance hall at Whitley Bay station and seen here in the summer of 2004. The ...
John Furnevel 10/07/2004