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The line runs from north to south, with Newcastle to the North. Through Gateshead, Sunderland, Seaham, Hartlepool to the Teesside area.
Railway type and traffic
DMUís running between Newcastle & Teesside.
Booked freight, at the time of writing, includes:
DRS Flask Traffic. 6E44 Carlisle-Seaton and 6M60 return/
Freightliner Cement traffic..6E78 Earles-Seaham and 6M25 return:
It should be remembered that these trains do not always run to their booked days. The cement trains run to the Seaham Harbour Dock Company premises known as Cargo Durham
, this facility can be seen from a public area and you can see if there is a train discharging there.
Link to Real Time Trains
RTT Link Seaham
This link should be close to the location, but may not be the actual
location so please check the page. This link will take you to what is happening 'around now'. Dates and times can be changed at the top of the page.
A small coastal town in County Durham.
There is a station car park.
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.
Seaham general view map
Seaham close up map
Windows Local Live Link
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Seaham Station provides a reasonable shot in either direction but depending on time of year and if the sun is shining can effect your position, this can only be decided at the time.
General views - All photographs © Ken Short unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south east
Fig 2 - Looking north
Fig 3 - Cargo Durham
This train passes through the station but does not pass the nearby Dawdon bridge.
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