Research - Other Sources


This page is aimed at providing you with some helpful pointers if you require some information about any aspect of the former North Eastern Railway, the Hull & Barnsley Railway, from their successors, and also the smaller independent and industrial railways that operated alongside the main line system in the North East of England.

Tomlinson's History of the North Eastern Railway and other online books

Please follow this link for an online copy of Tomlinson's Magnum Opus on the North Eastern Railway - copy c/o the Univeristy of California Libraries. 
Please follow this link for The Life of George Stephenson, railway engineer (1858) by Samuel Smiles
Please follow this link for The Life of George Stephenson and of his son Robert Stephenson by Samuel Smiles.
Please follow this link for a short biogrpahy on the life of Robert Stephenson by Samuel Smiles
Please follow this link to the Wikimedia Copy of the 1914 Railway Clearing House Junction Diagrams

Modelling Links

Please follow this link for a list of 4mm NER related models

Family history links

Please follow this link for information on researching family history of a person who worked for the NER. 
Please follow this link for information on the NER Pension Society records 
Please follow this link for information on researching family history of a person who may have worked on the railways. 
Please follow this link for information on researching family history of a person who may have being involved on an accident on the railways. 
Please follow this link for information on researching family history of a person who worked for the British Transport Police via the British Transport Police website
Please follow this link for information on researching family history of a person who worked for the British Transport Police via the British Transport Police History Group website
Please follow this link for information on the GENUKI UK & Ireland Genealogy

Other Research Information

Please follow this link for further hints on research information about NER stations 
Please follow this link for further hints on research information about NER timetables 
Please follow this link for further information on NER & Constituent Company Locomotives 
Please follow this link for further information on NER Locomotives of the McDonnell, the Tennants, Worsdells and Raven eras 
Please follow this link for further information on Stockton & Darlington Railway Locomotives
Please follow this link for information about the NER milepost at York Station 
Please follow this link for information on the NER wall maps 
Please follow this link for information on Replica NER wall maps produced by the North Eastern Tile Company of Pickering 
Please follow this link for links to kindred Railway Societies to the NERA
Please follow this link for details of abortive railway projects that the Law Commission were seeking to repeal Statute Law in 2009