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Interested in the Railways of North-East England?

A warm welcome awaits you in the North Eastern Railway Association

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Looking for Help with an Accurate Model?

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Researching Railway History?

We have lots of photographs, documents and staff records

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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

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In co-operation with the NERA, the Signalling Record Society has produced soft and hardcover versions of their ongoing register of - Read more
The Association recently placed an information board at the site of Sir Edward Grey’s private station at Fallodon, Northumberland. Grey, - Read more
Locomotion Models and Rails of Sheffield have announced the release of NER electric shunting locomotive ‘ES1’ No. 1 as the - Read more
Our member Rob Langham's new book on the Wear & Derwent Railway recently appeared. It continues the story of the - Read more
On the sad death of our beloved Queen Elizabeth we pause to remember her numerous journeys on the Royal Train - Read more

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What’s On

Details of upcoming events such as meetings and visits


We might be able to help with your railway history research


Answers to some of the questions we are often asked

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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