Thursday, 30 October 2014

Setting Up at East Tanfield

We largely spent today adjusting points and driving mechanisms at ET:
Dan & Geoff manning Bobgins crossing
for the passage of the works train

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Steam Tests

Cochrane & No.2 passed their annual cold boiler inspections yesterday,  Today it's steam tests:
Angela working in Cochrane's
smokebox this morning .....

East Tanfield Today

The works train heading out from Marley Hill

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Today's Work

At East Tanfield:
Dan & Keith assembling a point rodding support

Monday, 27 October 2014

A Few Monday Jobs

Jim making a fusible plug

Sunday, 26 October 2014

Down the Line

Today, the check rail was installed at Engine Curve:

Ian demonstrating lifting rail with the strongback

Sunday Stuff

Twizell heading for coal, with Dan in the cab .....
(photo courtesy of Stu Armstrong)

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Tomorrow's Trains

On Sunday, the clocks go back and the Tanfield Railway will run 4 trains with 90 minutes between.

Twizell will haul trains from Andrews House at  10.30 am, noon, 1.30 pm 3 pm  for Sunniside, Causey & return.   The line from Causey to East Tanfield remains closed to passenger trains.

Cochrane approaching AH late last October
(photo courtesy of Dave Hewitt)

Friday, 24 October 2014

Where's This? - now with answers

A footpath now - but what were the mainstays of this line?