Newstead and Annesley on the web.

A guide to some interesting sites, online collections and forums which relate to the area’s heritage and ecology.

Heritage and History sites

Miners’ blogs and Mining Heritage sites

The rail yard, train lines and stations

Chris Ward who worked as a fireman at Annesley yard has a substantial amount of material online connected to the yard, including a fantastic selection of photographs. See his website and also flickr page.

Links the ultimate Annesley collection Flickr.

Chris ward’s website

Annesly station - disused stations

The last mainline - website with track plans, and information about the  Great Central line between Manchester and London which passed through Newstead and Annesley

Main page showing track route

Interactive map of Newstead and Annesley with links to historic photographs.

Original Map of mainline extension works around Annesley

The Robin Hood line Wikipedia page, which features some history on railways in the area and how the existing line uses track from midland route and GCR line.

John Speller’s railways site page with history of Mansfield to Worksop line

Urban exploration forums

Museums and archives

Documents and reports online


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