Killingworth Waggonway


"Killingworth Moor Waggonway (HER 1160) was extended to the north-west in the 1800s with the opening of Killingworth Colliery’s West Moor Pit in 1802, followed in 1808 and 1820 by branch lines to Killingworth High Pit (HER 1060) and Burradon Colliery (HER 1080) respectively. Killingworth Waggonway is famous for its association with George Stephenson’s development of steam locomotives at Killingworth Colliery beginning with 'Blucher' in 1814...." (SiteLines)
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HER(1083): Killingworth Wagonway
- "Killingworth Moor Waggonway (HER 1160) was extended to the north-west in the 1800s with the opening of Killingworth Colliery’s West Moor Pit in 1802, followed in 1808 and 1820 ...

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The viaduct of Killingworth Wagonway
- Picture c/o SUSCRAM, a cycling group which uses the waggonways.

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Killingworth Waggonway, Rising Sun Country Park

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Waggonways
- "In the early 1600s a Nottinghamshire businessman called Huntingdon Beaumont came to Northumberland and laid rails from collieries near Blyth to a shipping point on the coast. His waggonway used ...
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HER(1098): Killingworth Wagonway, branch line to High Pit
- "This waggonway, serving Killingworth High or Old Pit north of the 90 Fathom Dyke, was opened around 1808. It was a branch line from the Killingworth to West Moor Waggonway ...

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Burradon Colliery (1820 - 1975)
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Burradon Colliery (1820 - 1975)
- The colliery at Burradon was sunk by Lord Ravensworth & Partners in c.1820. A waggonway from Burradon Colliery was built running to West Moor Pit in Killingworth for onward transport ...
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Old colliery wheel

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