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Bowes Railway

Category: Standard Gauge Railway


Bowes Railway
Springwell Village
Tyne and Wear

Tel: 0191 416 1847

The Bowes Railway, built by George Stephenson in 1826, is the world's only preserved operational standard gauge cable railway system. It was built to transport coal from Durham pits to boats on the River Tyne. Only part of the system now remains.

Source: Bowes Railway at Wikipedia

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