Monthly Archives: November 2008

Cambois Railway Depot – Northumberland

Cambois railway depot was a thriving depot up until the mid 1990s. The locomotives based there were mainly used by the nearby power station, which required huge amounts of coal trains to feed it. The power station closed and trains … Continue reading

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Tyne Yard Signal Box – Gateshead

Tyne Yard, on the outskirts of Newcastle was once one of the largest railway yards in the country. A decline in the railway freight system meant the yard was drastically downsized. This signal box controlled the yard and much of … Continue reading

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