*** Wednesday trains have been cancelled during school summer hols, and Sat 16 Aug. See timetables on TR web for more ***

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Vote North East England

Vote for the North East to win £1m worth of free advertising at Heathrow Airport.
Heathrow has announced a competition where the public can vote for their favourite British region to get £1m worth of free advertising at the airport with VisitBritain.
To vote, all you need to do is 'Like' the image representing the North East - the beautiful scenery of Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland - on the Heathrow Facebook page.

Like the picture of Hadrian's Wall on Facebook to vote for the North East England

....and if you want to see what's in the North East, have a look through thelinks 

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Installing the New Curve at East Tanfield

Vic waiting in Causey bay for the works train to pass

Monday, 21 July 2014

Tanfield On Tour.

Last weekend some volunteers from Tanfield visited the 
Foxfield Railway for their 2014 summer gala. Staring 6 locos 
including their visiting engine Vulcan (which recently 
has been working at Beamish Museam) and former  
Tanfield gala visitor Bellerophon which visited back in 2008.

Here are some pictures of the event:

Monday Mix

Dave setting up one of Horden's axlebox brasses

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Down the Line

All photos below are courtesy of Guy Tritton:

Ian unloading CS1s at East Tanfield for the realigned curve

This Morning

All photos below are courtesy of Jon Peppercorn:
David & George preparing HL No.2 ......

Saturday, 19 July 2014

Pre Train Prep

Tom & Bob oiling their No.2s

Friday, 18 July 2014

The News for Today

Vic back on the flail at Bobgins crossing

Trains This Weekend

On Saturday and Sunday trains will leave Andrews House at  10.30 am, 11.45, 1 pm, 2.15 3.30  for Sunniside, Causey & return.

HL No.2 & Cochrane outside the 5 road shed in June
Trains run on Thursdays, Saturdays (except 16 Aug) & Sundays until the end of August, but not on Wednesdays.   Cochrane or HL No.2 will commonly be used.

Thursday, 17 July 2014

An Odd Job Day

Ian & Brian fixing the brakes on the jacker packer