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There are 15 pages of railways in this region.
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Alnwick Branch (York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway)

The interior at 'Barter Books' in the former Alnwick station trainshed.

Et in Arcadia ego [John Yellowlees]

Alston Branch (Newcastle and Carlisle Railway)

'BARBER' an 0-6-0ST at Lintley Halt, the northern station on the the South Tynedale Railway. The Railway is soon to open up its extension to Slaggyford. [Peter Todd]

Amble Branch (York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway)

All that remains of the Station, coal holding sidings and staiths complex at Amble in 2012. Once served by a branch from the ECML (Chevington) and NCB lines from Broomhill, Togston, Radcliffe and Hauxley. The Station closed to scheduled passenger services in 1930, other than occasional excursions. The lines were ... [Brian Taylor]

Ashington Collieries Railway

Looking west to Ashington Colliery, with sidings being lifted. 1987. [Bill Roberton]

Bedale and Leyburn Railway

K4 no.61994 'The Great Marquess' arrives back at Leyburn on 21 March 2015 whilst working the 1Z48 leg of the Wensleydale and Durham Coast railtour. K1 no.62005 was on the rear of the train having earlier hauled the 1Z46 leg up to Redmire. [John McIntyre]

Bedale Branch

Built at Swindon in 1961 as D2144, this 0-6-0DM spent several years based at Landore, where it became one of a number of the class to receive modified cabs to comply with the restricted loading gauge on the Burry Port and Gwendraeth Valley line up to Cwm Mawr colliery [see ... [John Furnevel]

Bedlington Private Railway

Between The Railway and The Clayton Arms stands Bedlington South signal box and level crossing. View east on 25 May 2004, with the former Bedlington station standing immediately to the left of the crossing [see image 22454] and Furnaceway Sidings off to the right beyond the box. [John Furnevel]

List of locations in this area

Alnwick Alnwick (Lionheart)  Alston Amble Ashington Colliery 


Coanwood Crakehall 

Featherstone Park Finghall Lane 


Haltwhistle Hirst Platform 


Kirkhaugh Knarsdale 

Lambley Lambley Viaduct Leyburn Lintley Halt