Ryton

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Ryton (1836-1954)

Opened on the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway.


Description

This was a two platform station serving Ryton, just a little to the south. The station was on the south bank of the River Tyne. There were building on each platform, station house on the eastbound. There were no goods facilities.

The station closed in 1954 and nothing remains of the station today.

Ryton marks the end of the tidal section of the River Tyne. Below Ryton, going east, the water was deeper and there were staiths, which came to be served by early waggonways, at Lemington Staiths and Blaydon.


Tags

Station

External links

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