Short local train on the High Level Bridge seen from the Tyne Bridge. In the foreground a part of the Swing Bridge
Special train (test train?) in the station Newcastle
LNER on the King Edward Bridge over the river Tyne near the main station
Short local train on the High Level Bridge, seen from the Tyne Bridge. In the foreground the Swing Bridge
A Pacer unit heads across the High Level bridge with a service to Middlesbrough
Newcastle's castle was built in the 12th century and all that remains now is the gatehouse and the Keep. The top of the keep is a great place to watch trains and was even more so in the 1950's and... (more)
A pair of metro cars dash across one of the 7 bridges which cross the river Tyne and make their way to the next stop which is Newcastle Central station.
Archeologists have discovered a waggonway which dates back to 1780 underneath the demolished offices of a shipyard on the river Tyne. 30 metres have been unearthed some of which is having to be ke... (more)
A train from Middlesbrough heads over the High Level bridge and into Newcastle Central station
Cochrane and Renishaw double head a mixed train on a wet Sunday in April.
A train for Newcastle crosses the High Level bridge with the Swing Bridge below, built on the site which was used by the Romans for their Tyne crossing two thousand years ago
A train for Middlesbrough crosses the High Level bridge as people make their way home for the evening
A pacer unit crosses the 1849 High Level bridge which crosses the river Tyne. In the background are the swing bridge, built in 1872, the Tyne bridge 1926 and the Millenium Bridge 2000.
After a 40 minute wait in the station Oliver Cromwell leaves for the Blyth and Tyne line, a line not usually used by passenger trains.