Monkwearmouth Station Museum - Local Studies Fact Sheet

  • Description

    "The new railway station in North Bridge Street, Monkwearmouth was opened on 19 June 1848. It was the new Sunderland terminus for the Brandling Junction Railway, opened in 1839, that linked Wearside with South Shields and Gateshead..... in 1967 it was closed to travellers ...The building was saved from dereliction by Sunderland Corporation and was reopened as a Museum by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh in 1973...."
  • Owner

    Sunderland Public Library Service
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 7 months ago
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