Tyne and Wear HER(3205): Rainton and Seaham Railway, North Hetton Branch - Details
Rainton and Seaham Railway, North Hetton Branch
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The Rainton and Seaham Railway, North Hetton Branch, linked North Hetton Colliery (HER ref. 3224) with the main Rainton and Seaham line (HER ref. 2976). This line was taken over by the Hetton Coal Company in 1896 and continued to work until 1917, having originally been part of the Londonderry Railway.
<< HER 3205 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1861, 6 inch scale, Durham20 C.E. Mountford, 1970, The Development of Colliery Railways in Co. Durham, p.13