Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Home > Europe > United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Newcastle

Angry passengers spoke of their ordeal after being snow-bound on a Carlisle to Newcastle

Angry passengers spoke of their ordeal after being snow-bound on a Carlisle to Newcastle


Photo Prints
Jigsaw Puzzles
Poster Prints
Canvas Prints
Fine Art Prints
Metal Prints
Home Decor


We accept all major credit cards

Memory Lane Prints

Wall Art and Photo Gifts from Memory Lane

Angry passengers spoke of their ordeal after being snow-bound on a Carlisle to Newcastle

Angry passengers spoke of their ordeal after being snow-bound on a Carlisle to Newcastle train on 13th January 1987.
More than 100 people commuting to work were stranded for five hours when the Carlise 7.50 a.m. Pacer train broke down near West Wylam Station

NCJ
NCJ Archive
Mirrorpix

Media ID 21619474

© Mirrorpix

Carriages Diesel Engine Journey Public Transport Rails Railways Rural Scene Trains Two People Only


FEATURES IN THESE COLLECTIONS

> Europe > United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Down > Newcastle

> Memory Lane Prints > Mirror > 0300to0399 > 00348


EDITORS COMMENTS
Stranded in the Snow: Commuters Share their Tale of Survival". In this photo print, we are transported back to a freezing winter's day on January 13th, 1987. The image captures the aftermath of an arduous ordeal that unfolded on a Carlisle to Newcastle train journey. Angry passengers huddle together, their faces etched with frustration and exhaustion, as they recount their harrowing experience being snow-bound for five long hours. More than 100 individuals, eager to reach their workplaces, found themselves trapped when the Pacer train abruptly broke down near West Wylam Station. As snowflakes gently blanketed the rural scene outside, tensions inside the carriages rose steadily. The diesel engine stood silent and powerless against nature's icy grip. This snapshot freezes a moment in time where public transport failed its patrons amidst adverse weather conditions. Two figures stand out amongst the crowd – symbols of resilience and camaraderie amid adversity. The photograph serves as a reminder of how unpredictable journeys can become when reliant on external factors beyond our control. It encapsulates both frustration and determination; anger at circumstances but also gratitude for shared experiences that brought strangers closer together during those challenging hours. Preserved by Memory Lane Prints' collection, this evocative image transports us back to an era before modern conveniences dominated travel landscapes—a testament to human endurance in times when technology faltered under Mother Nature's whimsical hand.

MADE IN THE USA
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

FREE COLORIZATION SERVICE
You can choose advanced AI Colorization for this picture at no extra charge!

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Cart.



redeem
Beautiful Photo Prints and Gifts
image
Professionally Printed
inventory
Photo Prints are in stock
thumb_up
Professional quality finish
diamond
Made with high-grade materials
inventory_2
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival



Related Images


Some broke down pacer units with a diesel at the far end to haul them away on 12th
Some broke down pacer units with a diesel at the far end to haul them away on 12th
Two British Rail Diesel Multiple Units pulling into Newcastle Central Station on 23rd
Two British Rail Diesel Multiple Units pulling into Newcastle Central Station on 23rd
A British Rail diesel train roars along the track near Tyne Dock Station
A British Rail diesel train roars along the track near Tyne Dock Station
The last Riverside Line train waiting for passengers at Willington Station on 20th July
The last Riverside Line train waiting for passengers at Willington Station on 20th July
The Silver Jubilee train at the official opening of Cumbra
The Silver Jubilee train at the official opening of Cumbra
Councillor Joe Conlow, (front), Mayor of Newton Aycliffe
Councillor Joe Conlow, (front), Mayor of Newton Aycliffe
A general view of Prudhoe Railway Station on the Newcastle to Carlisle line on 28th
A general view of Prudhoe Railway Station on the Newcastle to Carlisle line on 28th
Views. Thornby Rail Depot. 31st March 1995. Feature, Graystone White & Sparrow
Views. Thornby Rail Depot. 31st March 1995. Feature, Graystone White & Sparrow

+

Shipping

+

Choices

+

Reviews

+

Guaranteed