While researching for this site, I’ve come across a number of other sites offering information on the Tyne Dock to Consett line links for which can be found below:
Discussion Forums – links to discussion forum threads discussing the line.
RMWeb – a general thread on the line.
LNER Forum – a thread about the Newcastle – Blackhill passenger service.
LNER Forum – Beamish Station
LNER Forum – another general thread on the line.
Derby Sulzers – A history of the Tyne Dock to Consett Iron Ore trains including details of the locomotives that pulled the trains.
Disused Stations – a site dedicated to documenting all the closed railway stations in the UK.
Rail-Online – a comprehensive online library of high quality UK railway photographs, available from the early 20th century right up to the present day.
Consett & District Heritage Initiative – a Facebook group dedicated to Consett and it’s surroundings.
Leadgate Village – a site dedicated to the history of Leadgate.
Durham Trains of Stanley – my local, and friendly model shop, great service there from Mick.
I’m not the only one crazy enough to be modelling the junction. Here a group of modellers are putting together an EM gauge version of the junction but expanding both towards Washington and Stella Gill sidings. For some superb modelling, go here: http://southpelawem.blogspot.co.uk/
BR Blue – for modellers of blue painted locomotives.
DEMU – for modellers of diesel and electric locomotives.
Scalefour Society – for modellers who, like me, model track to the correct gauge of 18.83mm.
RMWeb – for railway modellers of all persuasions.