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History.

The North Eastern Region was a region of British Railways from 1948. It was merged with the Eastern Region in 1967. It was the near direct post-nationalisation descendant of the North Eastern Railway, that had merged with the LNER just over 20 years early.

Electrified lines.

Most lines had steam traction.
ABritish Rail Class ES1/NER No.1 electric engin.
An NER No.1, an electric shunting locomotive, once used on the Quayside Branch in Newcastle upon Tynemarker, is now at the Locomotionmarker museum in Shildonmarker, County Durham. It is one of a class of two locomotives built specifically for the branch using American designs and powerplants, which served from 1903 until 1964.


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