Corbridge

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Corbridge (1835-)

Opened on the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway.


Description

This is a two platform station. The platforms pass under the Tinkler's Bank road bridge. The station building, stone and of two storeys, is on the eastbound platform on the east side of the road bridge. The building is fitted with a platform canopy. The station opened in 1835, a year after this portion of the line.

Corbridge itself is half a mile to the north, over the River Tyne.

To the west of the road bridge the goods yard was on the south side of the platforms, approached from the west.

To the east of the stations were sidings on both sides of the line, both sets being approached by reversal. A gas works and a brick works were served by the southern sidings.

The station building is now a restaurant. Valley Restaurants - Corbridge

Halt a mile to the east was Farnley Scar Tunnel, replaced by a deviation to the south in 1962.

Dilston Crossing, a level crossing, is half a mile to the west.

Local

Corbridge Roman Town is to the north, just to the west of the modern day small town of Corbridge. English Heritage - Corbridge Roman town


Tags

Station

External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map