Did You Know?

The highest point on the NER system was at Waskerley, Co. Durham, 1,445 ft above sea level.

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.