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Near the Central rail station

We were staying nearby and walked past this statue nightly. Had to Google who he was--discovered he... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MaryKop
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Massive

Coming from Chesterfield we have our own statue of Stephenson and I think I prefer that one but... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Jan W
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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“Near the Central rail station”
May 31, 2018
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Neville Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1YL, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying nearby and walked past this statue nightly. Had to Google who he was--discovered he was an accomplished engineer and architect responsible for designing the High rail bridge in Newcastle and establishing the standard rail gauge used world wide. Statue is pretty neat,...More

Thank MaryKop
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Coming from Chesterfield we have our own statue of Stephenson and I think I prefer that one but this is a testiment to Victorian grandeur

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

I saw the statue of George Stephenson as soon as my wife and I walked out of the Newcastle Central Station. I has no idea who this person was so I Google his name once we checked into our nearby hotel. This person was a...More

Thank Allan H
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Man was a pioneer. Great statue, respects what came from him. Great location and public art. Love it

Thank coastaltraveled
Reviewed 7 October 2017

It's a statue of George Stephenson. usually the students put a traffic cone on his head. It's like a tradition around here.

Thank Allen H
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

A monument dedicated to George Stephenson rightfully erected opposite the train station, to remember the man who helped in the industrialisation of England and his importance for railways in the country. It's a beautiful monument. John Graham Lough's memorial to George Stephenson is considered to...More

Thank Amin A
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Not far from the entrance to Newcastle Central railway station is the statue for George Stephenson who created the railways. It's not a huge monument but it is a fitting memorial to a local hero.

Thank therichastill
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Important Monument of George Stephenson, one of the leading men paving the way to the industrialization of England. The monument is unfortunately a bit underrepresented in a road crossing in ´city center. It is kept in good condition and gives an engineer like me a...More

Thank 631hamburger
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This statue on Neville street is a tribute to the history of rail and its association with Newcastle. Close to Newcastle central station, it is a nice statue to view and photograph. Unfortunately there is some building work going on next to it, but you...More

Thank daveinkent44
Reviewed 10 June 2016

A simple but effective monument to a giant of steam. Major construction works are going on nearby, but the whole statue is still visible.

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