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On Saturday 13 September 1913 Kenton station, on the Ponteland branch, was burned to the ground by militant suffragettes. As well as the timber buildings, some £1,000 worth of stored luggage was destroyed.

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In 1870 the NER transported 15 million tons of coal; in 1907 this had risen to 40.6 million tons.