Friday, 28 November 2014

Trains this Weekend

Cochrane & No.2 will take the Express from East Tanfield to the North Pole (AH) & return this Saturday & Sunday.   All tickets to see Santa have been sold - sorry.

The man in red in the grotto

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Work on No.6

Geoff & Dave removing the boiler slides.....

United at the Union Rooms on Monday

The Wednesday workers invite all Tanfield volunteers to meet in the Union Rooms this Monday 1 December from about 7.30 pm..
Hats optional

Dunston Staiths Talk Tomorrow

There's a talk by David Fraser about the NER's Dunston Staiths, from which most of the coal from the Tanfield Branch was shipped, at the Mining Institute at 7pm this Friday 28 November.

Dunston Staiths in their heyday
Dunston Staiths in September, accessible by the
public during the 2014 Heritage Open Days

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Wet Day at Tanfield

The works train passing under Gibraltar Bridge

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Mainly at Tanfield

Vic continuing to clear the AD sleepers

Monday, 24 November 2014

Set Up Work

Vic restacking AD sleepers outside the picnic area

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Today Around TR

Richard disassembling No.6 for boiler assessment

Saturday, 22 November 2014

Tomorrow's Trains

HL No.2 will haul trains from Andrews House at  10.30 am, noon, 1.30 pm 3 pm  for Sunniside, Causey, East Tanfield & return.   The run round loop is not yet in place at East Tanfield (volunteers welcome) , so AW No.2 will be used to release the train loco.

No.2 at Andrews House last December
(photo courtesy of Carl Chambers)