Widdrington

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Widdrington (1847-)

Station code: WDD National Rail ScotRail
Where: North East England, England
Opened on the Newcastle and Berwick Railway.

Description

This is a two platform station a mile and a half south west of Widdrington. It is located in the new village of Widdrington Station. There is a level crossing at the north end. The original station building remains on the southbound platform.

There were sidings on either side of the station, those on the west side were a loop, crossing the level crossing at the north end, serving a two road goods shed. On the east side were sidings serving staithes, approached from the south.

To the south was Ferneybeds Colliery, served by a siding on the east side and approached from the south.

Tags

Station

External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map
07/01/2019


Books


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The North-east v. 4 (A regional history of the railways of Great Britain)

Newcastle (Rail Centres)