Did You Know?

The worst railway accident in the area was the derailment at Goswick, south of Berwick, in October 1947, when 27 people were killed.

Line Diagrams

These diagrammatical plans portray a branch line or group of lines in a given area of the North Eastern Railway. Drawn as a strip map the diagrams show all the features on or connected to the main running lines including platforms, signal boxes, junctions, station & private siding connections, all referenced against the mileage. All viaducts, tunnels and bridges are shown in outline plan and elevation together with the materials used in their construction.

Did You Know?

The NER was the first railway company to recognise a trade union, and to agree to arbitration as a method of settling disputes.