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North Eastern Region

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Heritage railways in the former BR North Eastern Region (1963 - 1967):

(SG) = Standard gauge (NG) = Narrow gauge   <6 = Behind 6 on the map

  1. Beamish, North of England Open Air Museum (SG)
  2. Bowes Railway (SG)
  3. Darlington Railway Preservation Society (SG) <6
  4. Derwent Valley Light Railway (SG)
  5. Elsecar Railway (SG)
  6. Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum
  7. Keighley and Worth Valley Railway (SG)
  8. Kirklees Light Railway (NG)
  9. Locomotion: NRM Shildon (SG)
  10. Middleton Railway (SG)
  11. Monkwearmouth Station Museum
  12. National Railway Museum, York (SG)
  13. North Bay Railway (NG)
  14. North Tyneside Railway  <17
  15. North Yorkshire Moors Railway (SG)
  16. Poppleton Community Railway Nursery (NG)
  17. Stephenson Railway Museum (SG)
  18. Tanfield Railway (SG)
  19. Timothy Hackworth Railway Museum (SG)  <9
  20. Vintage Carriages Trust (SG)
  21. Weardale Railway (SG)
  22. Wensleydale Railway (SG)