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2289


S Tyneside


Brandling Juntion Railway, Sunderland Branch (later NER)


Sunderland


NZ36SW NZ26SE


Transport


Railway Transport Site


Railway


Early Modern


C19


Documentary Evidence


The North Eastern Railway, Sunderland Branch was originally the Brandling Junction Railway from Gateshead to Monkwearmouth, opened in 1839. Its southern terminus was Monkwearmouth Station (HER ref. 2751). The 1st edition Ordnance Survey plan shows an electric telegraph running alongside the line.


2966


6215


NZ29666215



<< HER 2289 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 3 N.T. Sinclair, & I.S. Carr, 1990, Railways of South Shields, p.6; W.W. Tomlinson, 1914, The North Eastern Railway - Its Rise and Development, p 327

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