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Ponteland Railway Station (1905 - c.1967)

A 7 mile branch line connected Ponteland with Gosforth Station, from where passengers could change trains to travel on to Newcastle. The line was opened to goods traffic in March 1905, and to passengers ion the 1st of June of the same year. An extension of the branch line to Darras Hall opened in October 1913. The line was initially well used, but declined significantly after Newcastle Corporation buses begain services to Ponteland and Darras Hall. Ponteland railway station closed to passengers on the 17th of June 1929, but the line remained open for goods traffic until 14 August 1967. 

Ponteland 1905 Darras Hall Railway Station (1913 - 1954)
Ponteland - Disused Staions
- "....The area of Northumberland lying immediately northwest of Newcastle was served by several colliery waggonways before 1900, but no passenger railways entered it. Under the terms of the Light Railways …

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Ponteland railway station
- "Ponteland was a railway station on the Ponteland Railway, which ran between South Gosforth and Ponteland, with a sub-branch line to Darras Hall. It served Ponteland in Northumberland. The station …

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Darras Hall Railway Station (1913 - 1954)
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Darras Hall Railway Station (1913 - 1954)
- The Gosforth to Ponteland railway line was developed by North Eastern Railway, and opened in 1905. A sub-branch line from Ponteland Station to Darras Hall was opened to passenger services on …


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Keys to the Past HER: N27398
County: Northumberland
Grid ref: NZ163729
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