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British Railways North Eastern Region
Weekly & Periodical Notices Digital Archive

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Notices were initially issued fortnightly but switched to weekly from March 1949.

The notices fall into distinct series:

The North Eastern Region and Eastern Regions merged in 1967. Notices issued to the end of 1967 are listed here; notices issued from 1968 are included in the Eastern Region series.

Unless indicated otherwise, year sets are calendar year.

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North Eastern Operating Area, Weekly Notices

series continued from London & North Eastern Railway, North Eastern Section.

Year Notice & Extent of Cover Included
1948 Fortnightly Engineering Notice: weeks 9, 12, 16-17, 19-22, 25 complete.
Week 18 pages 2-3 missing.
Week 24 parts of pages 21, 22 missing, pages 23-24 missing completely.
Members' Download: Extracts
1949 Fortnightly Engineering Notice:
Weekly Engineering Notice: weeks
1950 Weeks 26, 40-47 section C only.
Weeks 31, 34-36, 38-39, 48-49 sections C and D only.
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1951 Week 20 complete.
Weeks 6, 18, 21-25, 27-31, 34-35, 37-39, 43-50 section C only.
Weeks 7, 9-17, 26, 32-33, 36, 40-41 sections C and D only.
Members' Download: 20 Extracts
1953 Weeks 5, 13 section C only.
Weeks 1-3, 9, 38 sections C and D only.
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1954 Weeks 4, 22, 44, 46, 51 sections C and D only.
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1955 Week 38 complete.
Weeks 2, 4, 10, 14, 18-19, 21, 23, 29, 31, 40-41 section C only.
Weeks 3, 11, 16, 42 sections C and D only.
Members' Download: 38 Extracts
1956 Weeks 37-38, 41, 44, 46, 48, 52 section C only.
Weeks 22, 29, 30, 36, 42-43 sections C and D only.
Week 39 sections C and D only (page 63 part missing).
Week 40 sections C and D only (page 67 part missing).
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1957 Week 8 complete, includes boundary change details from 4 March.
Weeks 1-4, 9 sections C and D only.
Week 5 sections C and D only (pages 59-end missing).
Week 9 sections C and D only (pages 63-end missing), includes includes boundary change details amended from week 8.
Members' Download: 8 Extracts
NE/N 1957 Weeks 10-18, 20-40, 42-48 section C only.
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NE/S 1957 Weeks 27, 50 complete.
NE/N 1958 Weeks 16, 43, 46 sections C and D only.
Weeks 1-19*, 24-26*, 28-29*, 38-48* section C only.
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NE/S 1958 Week 10 sections C and D only.
NE/N 1959 Weeks 2*, 7* section C only, Week 49 sections C and D only.
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NE/S 1959 Week 7 complete.
Week 23 front cover and pages 1-2 missing.
NE/N 1960 Weeks 10, 12, 16-17, 31-32* sections C and D only.
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NE/N 1961 Weeks 9, 16-17, 19-23, 50(?) sections C and D only.
NE/S 1961 Week 19 sections C and D only.
NE/N 1962 Weeks 2, 28, 33, 35-36, 39, 44, 46 sections C and D only.
NE/S 1962 Weeks 28, 35*, 37*, 42*, 49* sections C only.
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NE/N 1963 Weeks 3, 4*, 6, 9*, 14, 30, 34-35, 39* 42-43, 47-48, 51-52 sections C and D only.
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NE/S 1963 Weeks 18, 38 sections C and D only.
NE/N 1964 Weeks 3, 6, 8 , 15, 18-19, 22-24, 26-28, 34-36, 42, 45-47 sections C and D only.
NE/S 1964 Weeks 37), 43-45, 47-52 sections C and D only.
NE/N 1965 Weeks 2, 6, 10-13, 15, 18, 26-29, 30*, 31, 38, 40-43, 47-48, 50-01 sections C only.
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NE/S 1965 Weeks 2-14, 16-24, 26-38, 40-43 sections C and D only.
ES 1965 Week 14 section C only.
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NE/N 1966 Weeks 2-44, 46-47, 49-51 sections C and D only.
NE/S 1966 Weeks 2, 5-30, 38 sections C and D only.
NE/S 1966 Weeks 15-16 complete.
ES 1966 Weeks 25, 27 and 30 section C only.
LM 1966 Week 18 section C only.
Members' Download: Notice
NE/N 1967 Weeks 1-52 sections C and D only.
  Commencing with Week 2, 1967, the notices are labelled Eastern (NE) Region.
NE/S 1967 Weeks 1-33, 37, 39, 42, 47, 49-50 sections C and D only.
NE/S 1967 Week 16 complete.
  Commencing with week 2, 1967, the notices are labelled Eastern (NE) Region.
ES 1967 Weeks 9 and 15 section C only.
LM 1967 Weeks 45, 51-52 section C only.
Members' Download: Notice
LM 1969 Week 27 section C only.
Members' Download: Notice

series continued with British Railways Eastern Region