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Bowes Railway, formerly the Pontop and Jarrow Railway.

Colin E. Mountford

Bowes Railway, formerly the Pontop and Jarrow Railway.

by Colin E. Mountford

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Published by Birmingham Locomotive Club in Sheffield .
Written in English


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The railway closed in , but a section of it (approached at NZ ) has been preserved by the Bowes Railway Company Ltd, which arranges demonstrations of rope working. Source The Bowes Railway. Tyne and Wear Industrial Monuments Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, Colin E. Mountford The Bowes Railway, formerly the Pontop and Jarrow Railway Birmingham Locomotive Club, Ref: Library C K. Hoole Railway History in Pictures: North-East England David & Charles, Ref: Library C P.J. Holmes The Stockton and Darlington Railway, First Avenue Publishing Company. Ref: Library C

Browse and buy a vast selection of Railways Books and Collectibles on A pair of 'Austerity' Saddletanks on shed at Marley Hill. built RSH number 49 formerly of Backworth colliery, and built 'Gamma' of Brandon Colliery, built by W.G. Bagnall. Marley Hill engine shed was built by for the Pontop & Jarrow Railway extension to Byermoor.

Pontop Pike television mast was completed in May and was a special priority construction to allow the people of the North East to watch the Coronation in June. depending on the ownership, were the Bowes railway through Burnopfield which went past Marley Hill to Kibblesworth (and eventually Jarrow Staithes) and the Tanfield Line which.   Ditto the Bowes Railway that only ever carried coal but is now run (in a small part, currently based at Springwell) as a preserved rope-hauled line. I think large sections of the line, the Pontop and Jarrow railway, if not all of it, were dedicated to freight (most if not all of which was coal (surprise, surprise)) to the extent that passenger.


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Bowes Railway, formerly the Pontop and Jarrow Railway by Colin E. Mountford Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Bowes Railway, built by George Stephenson inis the world's only operational preserved standard gauge cable railway system. It was built to transport coal from pits in Durham to boats on the River site is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

The railway is open every week on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (Easter til October) as well as on a number of event days throughout the by: Robert Stephenson, designed by George Stephenson.

The Bowes Railway;: Formerly the Pontop & Jarrow Railway Unknown Binding – January 1, Author: Colin E Mountford. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, coat of arms, facsimiles, maps ; 24 cm.

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Soft cover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. 2nd Edition. Fully revised Second Edition IRS. The Bowes Railway (called the Pontop & Jarrow Railway until ) was one of a number of lengthy colliery railways developed in the Nort-East of England to carry coal to the rivers for shipment.

Softcover. Good condition. Seller Inventory # 7Z8. Bowes Railway was originally a colliery railway built to carry coal mainly from pits in north west Durham to the Tyne at Jarrow. Gallery View a variety of photographs from our archive and more.

The Bowes Railway opened in to haul coal from the Grand Allies pits at Springwell and Mount Moor - it was designed by eminent engineer George Stephenson. It gradually extended until in it reached Dipton, totaling 15 miles. It was given the grand title of the Pontop and Jarrow railway.

Bound in green cardboard covers with title, author and vignette in black on the cover which is a little y of the Bowes Railway, formerly the Pontop and Jarrow interspersed with black and white photographs and a few diagrams.

Bowes Railway was originally a colliery railway built to carry coal mainly from pits in north west Durham to the Tyne at Jarrow. & Engineering Co Ltd, to replace the railways fleet of Chauldron waggons. Restored to the grey livery, used by the railway when it was named the Pontop & Jarrow Railway.

Preserved examples: Mountford, Colin E. The Bowes Railway. Formerly the Pontop & Jarrow Railway. An uncommon work on this iconic railway system which served at one time 9 collieries, had 7 rope worked inclines, 3 locomotive work sections and its own passenger service.

Currently a portion of the line and a rope worked incline survives into preservation. The Bowes Railway. Locomotive Mag.,42, Late the Pontop & Jarrow Railway, had taken delivery from,the L.N.E.R.

of No.a six-coupled domeless tank engine, class J79, built at Gateshead Works inand was No. 5 in the Bowes Rly.

stock. Bowes Bridge More details. Marley Hill Shed More details. View over Marley Hill engine shed, built in for the Pontop & Jarrow Railway and closed in This is now the centre of operations for the Bill Roberton // a long boiler PT, formerly Consett Iron Company A No This was built by Kitson No of.

The Bowes Railway was also known as the Pontop and Jarrow Railway. When complete in it ran from Dipton to Jarrow. - the first section opened from Jarrow NZ to Springwell Colliery NZ There was a self-acting incline from Springwell Colliery down to Lingey Lane NZ The Bowes Railway: a visitor brochure by MOUNTFORD, Colin E.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Bowes Railway, built by George Stephenson inis the world's only operational preserved standard gauge cable railway system.

It was built to transport coal from pits in Durham to boats on the River site is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. The railway is open the first weekend of each month and every Tuesday and Thursday for static display and guided tours. Mountford, Colin E The Bowes Railway formerly the Pontop & Jarrow Railway, Birmingham Locomotive Club, 2nd editionpp Pb.

VG- with slight wear to the corners of the covers, particularly the bottom front corner. The history of an industrial railway in the North East. £The Tanfield Railway’s history goes back to the s when it was developed as a wooden colliery railroad by the powerful partnership of North East coal owners called the Grand Allies who included the Bowes family of Gibside and Liddells of Ravensworth.

Today the steam locomotives still follow much of the original route making it the world.This list is for railway lines across Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which are now abandoned, closed, dismantled or disused. Within the United Kingdom, examples exist of closed railways which formerly constituted cross-country main trunk lines as well as many more which served more local, or exclusively industrial, needs.