Cramlington

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Cramlington (1847-)

Station code: CRM National Rail ScotRail
Where: North East England, England
Opened on the Newcastle and Berwick Railway.

Description

This is a two platform station. The passenger station is on the north side of a road overbridge (Station Road) and the former goods yard was on the south south. The station was to the west of Cramlington itself, but this has expanded and now surrounds the station.

There is a car park on the east side, once the site of the main station building. On the opposite platform was a waiting room.

The goods yard was on the east side and approach by reversal. The signal box was at the south end of the goods yard. The goods shed was on the north side of the road bridge, approached from the south.

To the south a mineral line ran to the West Cramlington Colliery. This connected with the West Cramlington Waggonway, connected with the Backworth Waggonway system.

Tags

Station

External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map



Books


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The North-east v. 4 (A regional history of the railways of Great Britain)

Newcastle (Rail Centres)