Track Lifting Between South Pelaw and Washington

Barley Mow 25-5-82 37006
About a mile down the line from South Pelaw Junction in the direction of Washington is Barley Mow. 37006 is seen on a works train on 25 May 1984. Photo copyright Stephen McGahon
South Pelaw 25-5-82 37 006
Having propelled its train up from Barley Mow, 37006 approaches South Pelaw Junction. Photo copyright Stephen McGahon
The same train shown above has negotiated South Pelaw Junction and is now heading down towards Ouston Junction. Photo copyright Stephen McGahon.
The same train shown above has negotiated South Pelaw Junction and is now heading down towards Ouston Junction. Photo copyright Stephen McGahon.
31252 with a train of track panels from the line to Washington. Photo Copyright Craig Oliphant
31252 with a train of track panels from the line to Washington on 18 December 1983. Photo Copyright Craig Oliphant
1984-07_028 Mainline under Washington Branch looking east
The remains of the trackbed towards Washington taken from the bridge that took the line over the East Coast mainline in July 1984. Ouston Junction is visible to the left. Photo copyright Mark Goadby