Newcastle Central Station

This is a drawing from the Costa Coffee at Newcastle railway station, waiting for the train to London Kings Cross, 268 miles away.

 

 

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Newcastle Central Station was opened in 1850.

Architect: John Dobson
Engineers: TE Harrison and Robert Stephenson
Contractor: Mackay and Woodstock

The structure in the distance with the flag is the 13th century Newcastle Castle Keep, restored 2011 to 2015 using Heritage Lottery Funds.

This drawing took about an hour, drawn and coloured on location. Some colour and shadows added at home.

Here is work in progress:

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