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Early name for the proposed Clarence Railway. The name was changed in 1828
The Tees and Weardale Railway was intended to commence about four miles below Stockton, at Haverton Hill, near the mouth of the Tees, and to run inland about 26 miles to Willington, which is in the vale of the Wear between Durham and Wolsingham.
1824/5 Bill passing through parliment with opposition from land owners and the promoters of the Stockton and Darlington Railway
1825 March 4th. Business in Parliament. Long debate reported. 
George Leather, a civil engineer based in Leeds worked on the building of this line