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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A recent post on Twitter asked what had happened to the Zero Post at York. As many members will know, - Read more
There have been some recent upgrades on the York to Harrogate line, at Hammerton and Marston Moor. At Marston Moor, - Read more
As part of the announcements concerning the re-opening of Locomotion, Shildon, it has been confirmed that the Gaunless Bridge is - Read more
Some new photos have been added to the Model Display Cabinet page. - Read more
Logged in NERA members may now view all back issues of the North Eastern Express. Every issue from 1961 is - Read more

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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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