Newcastle Central [Metro]
Newcastle Carliol Square
New Bridge Street
| High Level Bridge Junction|
High Street Junction [Gateshead]
High Level Bridge
Gateshead (Greenfield) Shed
Park Lane Junction [Newcastle]
Newcastle East Junction
King Edward Bridge East Junction
Queen Elizabeth II Bridge
Forth Bank Works [Stephensons]
Forth Bank Works [Hawthorns]
|Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.|
|/03/1837||Newcastle and Carlisle Railway|
Blaydon to Redheugh, Gateshead opened and a ferry operates to Newcastle.
|09/03/1840||Durham Junction Railway|
Opened for passengers. Service runs from Gateshead via the Brandling Junction Railway and Stanhope and Tyne Railway to Washington before continuing to Durham (Rainton Meadows).
|05/10/1841||Great North of England Railway|
Powers from Darlington to Gateshead relinquished to Robert Davies, James Richardson and John Hotham of York acting on behalf of the Newcastle and Darlington Junction Railway.
|11/04/1843||Newcastle and Darlington Junction Railway|
Darlington to Gateshead section of the Great North of England Railway formally handed over in Act of Parliament.
|23/05/1844||Newcastle and Darlington Junction Railway|
Act for terminus at Gateshead. Was reached via the Pontop and South Shields Railway and the Brandling Junction Railway.
|18/06/1844||Newcastle and Darlington Junction Railway|
Train runs from London (Euston Square) to Gateshead in 9 hours and 21 minutes (with stops totalling 70 minutes).
|30/06/1848||York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway|
Proposed Team Valley Railway receives Act for line from Gateshead to Newton Hall to Leamside. Line was to have a branch from Newton Hall to Durham, Relly Mill and Bishop Auckland.
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)
Newcastle To Alnmouth.: and the Amble Branch. (Eastern Main Lines.)