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.

Did You Know?

The longest tunnel on the NER was (and still is) Bramhope, between Leeds and Harrogate, 2 miles 241 yards long.