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Lockdown Lecture: The Stockton & Darlington Railway – the railway that got the world on track.

October 23 @ 8:00 am - November 1 @ 5:00 pm

Free

A 25-minute talk by Caroline Hardie of the Friends of the Stockton & Darlington Railway on why the S&DR was the railway that got the world on track. The S&DR opened on the 27th September 1825 and its mainline ran for 26 miles between Witton Park in SW Durham and Stockton via Darlington. What was it that made the S&DR different to the railways that went before and why did it lead to the creation of a worldwide transport network of railways?

Details

Start:
October 23 @ 8:00 am
End:
November 1 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.therailwaystation.shop/lockdown-lecture-1-sdr/

Organizers

S&DR Heritage Action Zone
Bishop Auckland Heritage Action Zone
Friends of the Stockton & Darlington Railway
The Stockton & Darlington Railway Co.