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Ashington

 

Ashington looking north towards Newbiggin. (Unknown)

Backworth

 

 

Looking east a Newcastle bound DMU arrives at Backworth. Note the timber built booking hall on the roadbridge. (Unknown)

 

 

 

 

 

Backworth viewed from the booking hall looking west. (Unknown)

Bebside

 

Bebside looking north from down platform. (Unknown)

 

 

 

 

 

A closer view of the up platform building. (Unknown)

Bedlington

 

 

An early view of Bedlington looking north. Note the single platform for through trains with a bay platform for Newbiggin trains behind station name board. (Unknown)

 

 

 

 

 

Bedlington looking south from the footbridge. The bay platform for Newbiggin trains is to the right. (Unknown)

Benton

 

Benton Square

Blyth (1)

Blyth (2)

 

 

Blyth station frontage in NER days. (Unknown)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class G5 0-4-4T No 67323 entering Blyth station in the 1950's. (Unknown)

Choppington

 

 

Class J21 0-6-0 No 65110 arriving with a local service for Morpeth. (E E Smith)

Cullercoats (1)

Cullercoats (2)

 

 

Cullercoats looking south. (Unknown)

Forest Hall

Hartley

 

 

A "push-pull" train for Monkseaton arriving at Hartley from Blyth. (Unknown)

 

 

 

 

Hartley station from the north. The left hand track for Monkseaton had a single platform, while to the right the track for Seaton Delaval had 2 platforms. (Unknown)

Hepscott

 

 

Hepscot station viewed from the south. (Unknown)

Jesmond

 

 

Jesmond looking north from the down platform. (Unknown)

Longbenton

 

 

Longbenton station frontage. (Unknown)

Long Benton

Monkseaton (1)

Monkseaton (2)

 

Looking to the north-west Class G5 0-4-4T No 67340 with a Tynemouth train stands at the down platform. Note the well tended lawns in the gap between the running lines. (Unknown)

 

 

 

 

 

A later photograph of a not so well tended Monkseaton. (Unknown)

Morpeth

 

 

 

 

Newbiggin

 

 

An early post card view of Newbiggin Station. (Unknown)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class G5 0-4-4T No 67341 awaiting departure on 12 July 1949 with a Manors train. (Unknown)

New Bridge Street

The New Bridge Street terminus had 4 platforms, these were demolished after closure to passengers and the site used as a coal depot. The 2 road engine shed to the north-west of the station was demolished in 1902 to make way for the Manors connection.

Newsham

 

 

Class G5 0-4-4T with a train for Blyth enters Newsham from the south. The platforms in the foreground serve Morpeth and Newbiggin Trains. (Unknown)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class G5 0-4-4T No 67339 on Blyth train at Newsham June 1956. (Unknown)

North Seaton

 

 

North Seaton station buildings. (Unknown)

North Shields Terminus

North Shields

Percy Main

 

 

(Unknown)

South Gosforth

 

 

 

 

South Gosforth looking north from the up platform. (Unknown)

A 1900's postcard view of the impressive interior of Tynemouth station, which fortunately can still be seen today largely thanks to the Friends of Tynemouth Station.

Tynemouth

 

 

 

 

The eastern frontage of Tynemouth station. (Unknown)

 

 

 

 

 

 

View from the south showing the extensive glass awnings. (Unknown)

 

 

 

 

Taken on the last but one day of 'heavy rail' services from Tynemouth to Newcastle, a DMU waits to depart for Newcastle Central via Wallsend. Lurking In the far distance is a metro train, which would soon begin service from Tynemouth to Newcastle via Monkseaton as the first stage of the Metro project. 09/8/1980.
(Dr Neil Clifton)

West Jesmond

 

 

West Jesmond looking north from the down platform. (Unknown)

West Monkseaton

 

 

West Monkseaton station looking east with a 3-car diesel about to depart for the Coast. Note that some of the overhead electric wires for the Metro trains are already in place. 30/05/1979 (Dr Neil Clifton)

Whitley Bay

Whitley Bay

 

 

 

Post card view of station frontage shortly after opening. (Unknown)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whitley Bay looking north. (Unknown)