Online Library

Find out more about the S&DR

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Online Library

Welcome to our online library of free to download publications to help you find out more about the Stockton & Darlington Railway.

To find what you are looking for, either browse by scrolling down or use the search box. Archival information relating to the S&DR can be found on our Archives page


The Globe S&DR1825

The Globe

All back copies of our magazine are here available as digital downloads. You can puchase the actual magazines which will be posted out to you from our shop.

North Road Station SDR 1825

Head of Steam

North Road Station now “The Head of Steam”, fundamental during the pioneering days of the railway and now a listed Grade II building.  The Statement of Significance is available here.

Stephenson Works No 12 America


As global demand for all that began with the S&DR reached the USA we have compiled a library of documents detailing the  railways or railroad move to America.

Croft Branchline Map extract SDR 1825

Croft Branchline

The S&DR Croft branchline. Historic Environment Audit.

Middlesbrough branch line S&DR

S&DR Middlesbrough Branch

See the documents here.

Stephenson Works No 12 America

Historic Audit

Of the 1825 Stockton & Darlington Railway.

North Road Station SDR 1825

The Railways

Urbanization and local demography in England and Wales 1825-1911.

The Friends of S&DR

Walk the S&DR

All walks are available to download here.

The Engineer S&DR 1825

Other Publications

All other publications are here.

The Engineer S&DR 1825

The Engineer

Extracts from “The Engineer” magazine.