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Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Another Day at Tanfield

Early morning delivery at Engine Curve
- read on to find out what is happening
Vic on his way to work in Andrews House cutting
The works train passing Causey Crossing, loaded with CS1s
At Engine Curve, Durham CC countryside volunteers fencing and lopping
around the footpath which separates the railway from walkers

In East Tanfield bay, Geoff & Bill removing keys, .....
..... fishplates & screws .....
..... then the team swarm on the last 90 lb/yd panel
Bill & Nigel removing rails .....

..... and Ian clears & levels the track bed
Ian unloading CS1 sleepers .....
..... while others have their bait
Bill & Bob aligning sleepers in the bay
Nigel levitating a sleeper
The team at work, with John watching
Bill & Bob making reasonable progress
Ian tidying up ballast, with all CS1s in place in the bay
Loading the waggons with recovered track parts .....
..... and returning past Causey Level Crossing