Did You Know?

At the outbreak of World War One, the NER employed 1,470 women and girls. By the end of hostilities this had risen to 7,885. Much more information is to be found in the book "The North Eastern Railway in the First World War" by our member Rob Langham.

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The longest absolutely straight railway in the UK is the 18-mile section from just west of Brough to a point near Osgodby, Selby.