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Ashington looking north towards Newbiggin. (Unknown)




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 looking north from down platform. (Unknown)






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




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 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)




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




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)




Hepscot station viewed from the south. (Unknown)




Jesmond looking north from the down platform. (Unknown)




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)









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.




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




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.






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)