NZ4064 : Marsden station, South Shields, Marsden & Whitburn Colliery Railway, 1953

taken 67 years ago, 3 km from Whitburn, South Tyneside, Great Britain

Marsden station, South Shields, Marsden & Whitburn Colliery Railway, 1953
Marsden station, South Shields, Marsden & Whitburn Colliery Railway, 1953
View SE, towards Whitburn Colliery: National Coal Board (ex-Harton Coal Co.), South Shields, Marsden & Whitburn Colliery Railway from Westoe Lane (South Shields), closed completely five months later (23/11/53). The train of ancient ex-NER carriages, used by ordinary passengers as well as miners, stands at the platform without locomotive. (See also NZ3666 : Westoe Lane station, South Shields & Whitburn Colliery Railway, 1953). (This image was used by BBC TV in one of Michael Portillo's 'Bradshaw' series in 2012).
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Date Taken
28 June 1953   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 18 December, 2013
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 403 645 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.4203N 1:22.3177W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 403 645
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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