1965

NZ2029 : Bishop Auckland Station

taken 59 years ago, near to Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England

This is 1 of 4 images, with title Bishop Auckland Station in this square
Bishop Auckland Station
Bishop Auckland Station
View westward; important junction with triangular station, closed 6/6/86 and replaced by a terminal platform just for the service from Darlington. Lines used to run eastward to Stockton via Simpasture and Stillington (goods only, closed 22/6/83), southward to Barnard Castle (closed 18/6/62) and Ferryhill via Spennymoor (closed to Spennymoor 4/12/39, Ferryhill 31/3/52 (goods 2/5/66); westwards to Wearhead (closed to passengers 29/6/53, to Etherley 3/65), goods (to Eastgate) 1992, northwards to Consett and Newcastle via Swalwell (passengers until 5/39, cut back to Tow Law 11/6/56, then Crook (8/3/65), and to Durham via Relly Mill Junction (closed to passengers 4/5/64, goods 5/8/68).

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Category: Railway station
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Darlington [10] · Triangular Station [3] Other Photos: · Bishop Auckland Station Title Clusters: · Bishop Auckland Station [4] ·
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NZ2029, 109 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Ben Brooksbank   (more nearby)
Date Taken
10 May 1965   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 14 April, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 208 291 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:39.4371N 1:40.6908W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 208 291
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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