This page shows, in chronological order, the section of line closed in the year 1844. Click on a section of line entry to view it in more detail. If a section of line has an unknown or partial closure date, it will appear at the end of the list.

Date Closed to Passenger Services Section of Line
1 Jan 1844 Miles Platting Station Jct.- Manchester (Oldham Rd.)
11 Feb 1844 Preston (Maxwell House)
11 Feb 1844 Maudland Viaduct (Jct.) - Preston (Maudlands)
4 May 1844 Liverpool Rd. Jct. - Manchester (Liverpool Rd.)
19 Jun 1844 Rainton Crossing Jct. - Rainton Meadows
19 Aug 1844 (1) Boldon South Jct.- South Shields (P&SS); (2) Brockley Whins (old) Jct. - Boldon (old) North Jct.
2 Sep 1844 Oakwellgate Sidings Jct. - Oakwellgate