Tyne and Wear HER(2289): Brandling Junction Railway, Sunderland Branch (later NER) - Details
Brandling Junction Railway, Sunderland Branch (later NER)
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The North Eastern Railway, Sunderland Branch was originally the Brandling Junction Railway from Gateshead to Monkwearmouth, opened in 1839. Its southern terminus was Monkwearmouth Station (HER ref. 2751). The 1st edition Ordnance Survey plan shows an electric telegraph running alongside the line.
<< HER 2289 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 3 N.T. Sinclair, & I.S. Carr, 1990, Railways of South Shields, p.6; W.W. Tomlinson, 1914, The North Eastern Railway - Its Rise and Development, p 327