The North Eastern Railway Association

Founded in 1961 and catering for all those interested in the railways of North-East England

Collection & Preservation of Records – Journal – Meetings – Models – Books – Information Panels

Latest News

The HRE Group (Historical Railways Estate Group) is an alliance of walking, cycling and heritage campaigners, civil engineers and greenway - Read more
Latest additions to the NERA online bookshop include BR(NER) Newcastle Station Train Working June-September 1952NER Passenger Timetable July 1880Line Diagrams - Read more
This Fact Sheet has been prepared from documents held in the NERA Archive and in private collections. It is based - Read more
New signs depicting locomotives with a close connection to Darlington have recently been put up at the Haughton Road roundabout. - Read more
You may now buy or renew your NERA membership by purchasing a membership product from our online shop. - Read more

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Archive

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FAQ

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The Cradle of Railways

The North Eastern Railway covered an area measuring about 170 miles from just north of Doncaster to Berwick, and up to about 60 miles inland from the East Coast. Within this area it had a near-monopoly of rail transport and dock facilities.

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