The oldest railway station in the world in Newton Aycliffe

The station lies on the route of the Stockton and Darlington Railway, the first public railway. The main line of the S&D was opened on 27 September 1825 from Phoenix Colliery at Etherley to Stockton, and this station was opened the same day, being originally named Aycliffe Lane. It was subsequently renamed three times, first to Aycliffe […]