Did You Know?

At the outbreak of World War One, the NER employed 1,470 women and girls. By the end of hostilities this had risen to 7,885. Much more information is to be found in the book "The North Eastern Railway in the First World War" by our member Rob Langham.

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?

The highest point on the NER system was at Waskerley, Co. Durham, 1,445 ft above sea level.