Tyne Yard – Staying Home

Photo: MG Rising

Michael Rising recently went on a walk past Tyne Yard and took this photo showing stored trains belonging to Hull Trains and LNER. Let’s hope that it won’t be too long before these are back in revenue service!

Did You Know?

In 1907 the NER owned about 1,000 houses which were occupied rent-free by staff. 600 of the houses were occupied by stationmasters. It was proposed "...to abolish this arrangement gradually by making a proper rent charge for the houses, a corresponding addition being made to ... salaries or wages..."