Information on the Northumberland Line improving connectivity and accessibility in South East Northumberland.
As part of the ongoing Network Rail early enabling works, some local roads will be closed on a temporary basis. The details of the road closures are set out in a table - please click here to view the table.
12 Aug 2021
Special rail services have run between Newcastle and Morpeth, as plans to reintroduce passenger trains on the Northumberland Line gather pace.
04 Aug 2021
The contractor to build six new stations on the Northumberland Line has been confirmed.
Monday 12 July 2021
The council is engaging with residents over the Hospital level crossing in Ashington and public consultation starts on July 12th around the Palmersville Dairy crossing in North Tyneside.
Monday 28 June 2021
The first physical piece of work on the £34m project to reintroduce a regular rail service between Ashington and Newcastle is completed.
Saturday 23 January 2021
The news that the green light’s been given to multi-million pound funding towards the Northumberland Line has been welcomed by the council and its partners.
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