NZ2664 : Byker Station (remains)

taken 43 years ago, near to Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Great Britain

Byker Station (remains)
Byker Station (remains)
View NW, towards Riverside Junction (immediately to the left) and Newcastle (Central); ex-North Eastern Riverside Line, (Newcastle -) Riverside Junction - Walker - Percy Main (- Tynemouth) , electrified in 1904. (Tyneside electric railway services were usurped by DMUs in 1967, prior to the inauguration of the Tyne & Wear Metro in 1980). Byker station closed on 5/4/54 and is now replaced by a Byker station on the Metro opened 14/11/82. The Riverside Line lost its by then exiguous passenger service in 7/73, but goods continued along at least part of the line until 25/9/87.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 18 September, 1974   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 12 July, 2010
Category
Railway station remnants   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 265 648 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.6586N 1:35.1661W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 267 647
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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