Tyne and Wear HER(3199): Rainton and Seaham Railway, Plain Pit Branch - Details
Rainton and Seaham Railway, Plain Pit Branch
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The Rainton and Seaham Railway, Plain Pit Branch, linked the Framwellgate branch (HER ref. 3200) to the North Eastern Railway (HER ref. 2625), serving the Plain Pit (HER ref. 3198). It was part of the Marquis of Londonderry's Railway which closed in 1896.
<< HER 3199 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1861, 6 inch scale, Durham20 C.E. Mountford, 1970, The Development of Colliery Railways in Co. Durham, p.14,16