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.
As well as my own version of the junction, I’m involved with a group who have built the junction as well as part of the Stella Gill complex as it was in the late 1950s in EM gauge. 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.