Tyne and Wear HER(4314): Elswick, Railway Station - Details
Elswick, Railway Station
Railway Transport Site
Elswick Railway Station on the North Eastern Railway, Newcastle and Carlisle Branch was designed by J and W Simpson of North Shields, and built between 1888-9 at a cost of £3500. Previous requests for a station in Elswick in the early 1870s had been turned down. The station closed in 1967 due to dwindling passenger numbers.
<< HER 4314 >> 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map, 1899, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 97, NW G. Whittle, 1979, The Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, p 134, 184-185