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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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
Want to join in the discussion? Take a look at the Members' Forum pages. Topics include sightings of A3 Spearmint, - Read more
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BBC North-East reports: A world-class visitor attraction is planned for a town not renowned as an international tourist destination. Darlington - Read more

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Details of upcoming events such as meetings and visits

Archive

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FAQ

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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