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Depot: Percy Main

Depot Details
Depot Name Percy Main
Depot Codes
Date Opened 1855
Date Closed 27/02/1966
Pre Grouping Company NER
Big 4 Company LNER
British Railways Region ER
Information Originally built by the Blyth and Tyne Railway before being taken over by the North Eastern Railway
1947 Directions The shed is on the east side of the Blyth and Tyne colliery line, south of the point where it runs under the Newcastle to North Shields line. The yard is not visible from the North Shields line.
Turn left outside Percy Main Station into Burdon Street. Turn right into St. Johnís Street, and left into a passage at the back of a row of houses, just past Railway Street. The shed entrance is on the right hand side, at the end of this passage.
Walking time 10 minutes.
Popup Maps (New Window) 25 Inch (1892-1914)
OS (1:25,000) (1937-1961)
OS 7th Series 1 inch (1:63,360)
1855Depot opened
1875Change of code to PMN
01/02/1950Change of code to 52E
27/02/1966Depot closed