After the closure of the Steelworks in 1980, the Derwentside Rail Action Group fought to keep the line to Consett open and for the reintroduction of passenger trains alongside and improved bus service. I believe, although I have no direct evidence to prove it, that this train, a Class 100 DMU by then in Departmental […]
Courtesy of Allen Marrs, I’ve added a new photo of 37058 with a track lifting train at Leadgate.
Courtesy of Stephen McGahon, I’ve added a new photo of 37114 at Leadgate with the Tyne-Tees Ltd. Railtour on 22 March 1980. Added to the Leadgate and East Castle and Passenger Train pages.
Courtesy of Stephen McGahon, I’ve added a new photo of 37194 to the Leadgate and East Castle page.
Courtesy of Nick Catford and Jim Sedgwick, I’ve added three new images to the Leadgate and East Castle page.
Courtesy of Stephen McGahon I’ve added two new photos of track lifting trains at Leadgate.