Monday, 22 July 2019

Sunday, 21 July 2019

Friday, 19 July 2019

Trains This Weekend

Tomorrow is the first Saturday of running during the school summer holidays.   Twizell, built nearly 130 years ago in Newcastle by Robert Stephenson & Co., will haul passenger trains from Andrews House to Sunniside at 10.30 am, & thereafter from East Tanfield at 11.25 am, 12.55 pm, & 2.15 pm to Causey Arch, Andrews House, Sunniside & return.   The last passenger train leaves East Tanfield at 3.35 pm for Andrews House only.
Twizell arriving at Andrews House in July 2018

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Today's Business

Martin & a Common Room volunteer setting up the exhibition at East Tanfield

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Monday, 15 July 2019


Mary Knox - our first commercial manager and North Pole Express stalwart - photos from Flickr
On the train

A Few from Today

Eric & Malcolm filling holes in the bridleway

Sunday, 14 July 2019

Sunday Extra

Oiling detection on No.8 point this morning
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)

Today's Train

Mark, David & Steve taking No.2 to East Tanfield to pick up the train


With increased air pressure, rivetting restarted this morning on Horden's smokebox door ring:
Jonny & Richard on top with Chris holding up underneath