Did You Know?

In World War One, 18,339 employees of the NER (just over one third of the workforce) were released for military service. Sadly, 2,236 of them died. They are commemorated on the memorial on Station Approach, York, designed by architect Sir Edwin Lutyens and dedicated in 1924.

Diagram Books

Facsimile copies of the NER / LNER locomotive, carriage and wagon diagram books. A Separate volume covers the carriage designs produced for the East Coast Joint Stock. Further publications cover the NER’s infrastructure, permanent way, as well as the LNER’s revised permanent way track design and range of pre-cast concrete stuctures.

Did You Know?

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