Three new photos from John Stark showing Ouston Junction in the 1960s.
Today, 17 March, sees the 35th anniversary of the running of the last passenger train to Consett. Hauled by Class 46, 46026, the train ran from Newcastle Central Station to Consett and back. Here are four photos from Stephen McGahon of the train at the site of the, by now demolished, Consett Station. More photos and…
Finally got round to adding the capping stones to the piers and also the cable support brackets that were fitted to the centre and right hand piers. The cables they supported were, as I understand it, for the colour light signal that controlled the approach to the junction from the East Coast Mainline.
Three photos today from the D Chandler Collection of 9Fs in the 1960s at Tyne Dock, South Pelaw Junction and Annfield Plain.
From Bill Watson, two excellent photos of Type 2 (later Class 24) diesels at South Pelaw in 1966. Added to the 1960 – 1969 page.