Tyne and Wear HER(2708): North Eastern Railway, North Dock Branch - Details
North Eastern Railway, North Dock Branch
Railway Transport Site
The North Eastern Railway, North Dock Branch, from the North Eastern Railway, Sunderland Branch (HER ref. 2289) to the North Dock (HER ref. 2717) and Creosoting Works (HER ref. 2713). This line was opened in 1837 by the Wearmouth Dock Company. The railway can be followed over most of its course from Seaburn Station to North Dock.
<< HER 2708 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 8 N.T. Sinclair in Milburn & Miller, (eds) 1988, Sunderland, River, Town & People, Sunderland's Railways, p.26,27 Tyne and Wear Industrial Monuments Trust, 1978, Sites of interest in River Wear plan area