This page shows, in chronological order, the section of line closed in the year 1853. 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
25 Jan 1853 Deviation point from 1853 line [Bowesfield Jct.] - Eaglescliffe South Jct.
Feb 1853 Garriongill Jct. - Morningside (W&C)
Sep 1853 Newburn Jct. - Hartlepool (S&H) (2nd)
Dec 1853 Brockley Whins Jct. - Washington South Jct.