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Parliament debate importance of Stockton & Darlington Railway

On Wednesday 16th September, parliament recognised the importance of the Stockton and Darlington Railway to the world, and looked ahead to its 200th anniversary in 2025. At the request of Phil Wilson MP, with the support of Helen Goodman MP, an adjournment debate was held in the Houses of Parliament to celebrate its 190th anniversary. Mr Wilson said, “The Stockton and Darlington Railway was important to the economic success of the North-East and to community pride in 1825, and with the right support and action, this world-class heritage site can be as important again…

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