York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway






Dates

  /  /1847York and Newcastle Railway Newcastle and Berwick RailwayYork, Newcastle and Berwick Railway
The York and Newcastle Railway and the Newcastle and Berwick Railway merge to become the York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway.
  /  /1848Newcastle and Berwick Railway
Extended from Tweedmouth over the Royal Border Bridge to Berwick by the York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway.
06/03/1848York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway
Ainderby opened.
30/06/1848York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway
Proposed Team Valley Railway receives Act for line from Gateshead to Newton Hall to Leamside. Line was to have a branch from Newton Hall to Durham, Relly Mill and Bishop Auckland.
  /07/1848Bedale Branch (York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway)
Opened as a double track railway. This railway was built with George Hudson's encouragement.
22/07/1848Hartlepool Dock and Railway Great North of England, Clarence and Hartlepool Junction Railway
Both companies leased by the York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway at George Hudson's instruction.
  /  /1849York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway
On George Hudson's downfall the Team Valley Railway Act is allowed to lapse.
  /  /1850Great North of England Railway Newcastle and Darlington Junction Railway York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway
The Newcastle and Darlington Junction Railway buys the Great North of England Railway and becomes the York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway.
  /  /1854York and North Midland Railway Malton and Driffield Junction Railway York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway Leeds and Thirsk Railway West Hartlepool Harbour and Railways North Eastern Railway
Companies merge to form the North Eastern Railway.
  /04/1954Bedale Branch (York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway) Bedale and Leyburn Railway Hawes Branch (North Eastern Railway)
Closed to passengers.
26/04/1954York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway
Ainderby closed.
  /  /1963Alnwick Branch (York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway)
Not included in Beeching Report.
  /  /1992Bedale Branch (York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway) Bedale and Leyburn Railway Hawes Branch (North Eastern Railway)
Northallerton (excluded) to Redmire closed to limestone traffic from Redmire. Line mothballed.
  /  /1996Bedale Branch (York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway) Bedale and Leyburn Railway Hawes Branch (North Eastern Railway)
Line re-opened to Redmire for military traffic to Catterick Camp.