Dismantled railway line near Washington

  • Description

    "This was the route of the original main line between London and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, opened in 1838. The main line was rerouted through Durham in 1872, but this line remained in use with passenger services continuing until 1964. Freight trains continued to run until 1991. The tracks have now been lifted, leaving the ballast as a reminder that trains once ran here." Photo by Malc McDonald, 2016.
  • Owner

    Malc McDonald
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/5186923
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Splat
    Last modified: 6 years, 9 months ago
    Viewed: 536 times
    Picture Taken: 2016-10-29
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