NZ3556 : Hylton railway station (site), Tyne & Wear

taken 8 years ago, near to South Hylton, Sunderland, Great Britain

Hylton railway station (site), Tyne & Wear
Hylton railway station (site), Tyne & Wear
Opened in 1852 by the York Newcastle & Berwick Railway, later part of the North Eastern Railway, on the line from Durham to Sunderland, this station closed to passengers in 1964.
View south west towards Cox Green and Durham from the site of the level crossing. The main building was to the right, a signal box stood far left. Behind the camera position is the terminus of the Tyne & Wear Metro, now called South Hylton. See NZ3556 : South Hylton Metro station, Tyne & Wear.
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NZ3556, 43 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 22 October, 2014
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3541 5666 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:54.2048N 1:26.9589W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3547 5671
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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London & North Eastern Railway  North Eastern Railway  Site of Old Railway Station  Former Train Station 

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