This page shows, in chronological order, the section of line closed in the year 1868. 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
Feb 1868 Blaydon East Jct. - Derwenthaugh
2 Mar 1868 Crook West Jct. - Sunniside Jct. [Tow Law]
1 Apr 1868 Ferniegair (1st)
6 Apr 1868 Llanrwst (1st)
18 May 1868 Bridge of Weir (1st)
22 May 1868 Trinity Jct. - Edinburgh (Princes St.) (1st); Bonnington East Jct. - Warriston Jct.
31 Aug 1868 Hatton Jct. - Newtyle Jct.
1 Oct 1868 Ryhope Grange Jct. (divergence point)- Hendon Burn
1 Oct 1868 Hownes Gill Jct. - Consett East Jct.
1 Oct 1868 'Hamsey Spur' deviation point - Uckfield Jct.