NZ3941 : Shotton Bridge Station

taken 6 years ago, near to Shotton Colliery, County Durham, Great Britain

Shotton Bridge Station
Shotton Bridge Station
1832-1952 on the Hartlepool Railway and Docks Railway. It is in a deep cutting.
Hartlepool Railway and Dock Company Railway :: NZ3842

Hartlepool Dock and Railway Company built a railway to Haswell in the 1830s to bring coal down to Hartlepool from inland collieries. The line "met" the Durham and Sunderland Railway at Haswell, but at rightangles and there were two stations. The lines were joined with a curve by the North Eastern Railway in the 1870s.

The railway closed in 1968 and is now the Castle Eden Walkway / National Cycle Network Route 14.

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NZ3941, 14 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 9 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 15 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Paths  Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Railway (from Tags)
North Eastern Railway  Hartlepool Railway and Docks Company 
National Cycle Network (from Tags)
Route1  Route 14 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3912 4123 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:45.8691N 1:23.6125W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3910 4125
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Haswell to Hart Countryside Walkway  Station  Cutting 

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