NZ4037 : Hartlepool Railway and Dock Company Railway

taken 4 years ago, near to Wingate, County Durham, Great Britain

Hartlepool Railway and Dock Company Railway
Hartlepool Railway and Dock Company Railway
At Wellfield Junction - now a place where Route 1 and Route 14 of the National Cycle Network diverge. When trains ran, the Castle Eden Railway parted from the Hartlepool and Sunderland here. (The Castle Eden Railway, now a foot/cycle path did not go to Castle Eden, but linked Middlesbrough and Wingate).
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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NZ4037, 23 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 
National Cycle Network (from Tags)
Route 14 
Railway (from Tags)
Hartlepool Railway and Docks Company  North Eastern Railway 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 4086 3791 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:44.0708N 1:22.0180W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 4083 3795
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Haswell to Hart Countryside Walkway 

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