2012

NZ3757 : Pallion railway station (site), Tyne & Wear

taken 12 years ago, near to Southwick, Sunderland, England

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Pallion railway station (site), Tyne & Wear
Pallion railway station (site), Tyne & Wear
Opened in 1853 by the York Newcastle & Berwick Railway, soon to be part of the North Eastern Railway, on the line from Durham to Sunderland, this station closed to passengers in 1964 and completely in 1965.
View west towards South Hylton and Durham. The station was beyond the bridge. The whole area has since been landscaped. When the Metro line was reopened to South Hylton, a more northerly route was chosen with Pallion Metro station being around 100m to the right, down the hill (see NZ3757 : Pallion Metro station, Tyne & Wear).
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This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Pallion Metro Station [10] · Railway Line [7] · West [6] ·
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NZ3757, 58 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Nigel Thompson   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 24 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 21 October, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3745 5764 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:54.7243N 1:25.0425W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3754 5762
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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