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Percy Main Jct. - Percy Main North Jct. (Headshunt) - Tyne Commission Quay

Date Closed to Passenger Services

4 May 1970

Mileage Closed

2m 37c*

Stations Closed

Tyne Commission Quay

Services Operated

Newcastle - Tyne Commission Quay

Timetable Reference

BR(ER) 5 May 69 - 3 May 70 Table 58

Cobb Atlas Reference

477 33 67 - 35 66


OS Map reproduced with permission from the National Library of Scotland

Further Notes

TC 02/10/1939; RO 11 or 12/1945 - RPSGB.

ACD - Mon 04/05/1970 - BLN 152 p49PNM 1980 p90

LTR - Sat 02/05/1970. Trains ran in connection with the Bergen Line and Fred Olsen Line sailings. Latest date shown in timetable is 29 September 1969. However, footnote on p55/56 under ferry sailing times states "For details of services after 27 September, see later announcements". RM pieces below give last day of service as Sat 02/05/1970.

Trains from Newcastle reversed at Percy Main North Jct. A section of line beyond the junction would be kept in use as a headshunt to allow the reversing manoeuvre. See RM Jun 1970 p344 & Jul 1970 p389.

*Mileage calculated using scale map measuring tool. Includes an estimated 15c of headshunt beyond Percy Main North Jct.


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