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Brandling Junction Railway

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Promoted by the Brandling brothers (R. W. Brandling and John Brandling) it opened from Redheugh to Gateshead Quay in 1839.

In 1844 George Hudson bought the company and merged it with the Newcastle and Darlington Junction Railway [1]

A skew bridge over the High Street, Gateshead was designed by architects John and Benjamin Green[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Encyclopedia of British Railway Companies by Christopher Awdry. Published 1990
  2. [1] 'The Guide to Railway Masonry: Comprising a Complete Treatise on the Oblique Arch, in Three Parts' by Peter Nicholson. Geometrical analysis of skewed arch of High Street Bridge