This page shows, in chronological order, the section of line closed in the year 1979. 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|
|17 Mar 1979||Penmanshiel Tunnel (original route)|
|10 Sep 1979||Tynemouth (excl.) - West Monkseaton|
|5 Nov 1979||Bridgeton North Jct. - Bridgeton|