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Wear and Derwent Junction Railway

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The name that the west end of the Stanhope and Tyne Railway became known. It was leased from them by the Derwent Iron Co from 1845 and sold to the Weardale Extension Railway in 1847.

With the Weardale Extension Railway the line became unofficially known as the Wear and Derwent Junction Railway

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Encyclopedia of British Railway Companies by Christopher Awdry. Published 1990