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Posted By Robert. Stephenson
What did you think of Dan Snow's "Locomotion" broadcast on BBC? An interesting way of telling the story - perhaps a little disappointing that he missed out "The Rainhill Trials" - which must be a key event in the development of the railways. The inclusion of the very tragic death of William Huskisson, whilst very important, is hardly a key event in the story Snow is trying to tell?
Posted By Robert. Stephenson

Notice of Meeeting

 Please pass this on to other interested parties, come along, have a cup of tea, find out the ideas we have had and discuss any ideas of your own.


Wednesday 16th January at 7pm Walbottle Campus, Hexham Road, Walbottle. Newcastle upon Tyne. NE15 9TP


Tom Martin

Wylam Parish Council

01661 852025




Posted By Robert. Stephenson

The station was opened in 1877 by the North Eastern Railway Company to replace an earlier station built in 1841 within the City walls. Designed by architect Thomas Prosser and engineer Thomas Elliot Harrison, the station is now listed Grade II. This plaque commemorates the refurbishment schemes carried out in 2004 by Great North Eastern Railway Ltd with the support of the Railway Heritage Trust.

Photo of plaque




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