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New Bridge Street Station (1864 - 1967)

New Bridge Street Station opened in 1864 as part of the Tynemouth and Newcastle railway, constructed by the Blyth and Tyne Railway company. The railway station closed to passengers in 1909 when it was replaced by the Manors North station, but remained in use for freight up to 1967. The station was located near what today is the car park of the Business School of Northumbria University.[1] In September 1941 New Bridge Street Goods Station was badly damaged in Newcastle's worst air raid. The station burned for weeks because it was filled with flammable goods including sugar, linseed and cattle food. However, the station was repaired and remained in service until 1967. It was demolished in the 1980s and replaced by the Warners Cinema complex.[2]

New Bridge Street Blyth and Tyne Railway
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Newcastle - New Bridge Street

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Tyne and Wear HER(12900): Shieldfield, New Bridge Street Goods Station
- "Opened by the North Eastern Railway on 2 January 1907. It was built of concrete and was said to be the largest covered goods station in the country. In September …

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