Did you know? Tanfield Waggonway was 4' gauge; Hawks Waggonway (Gateshead) 4'3"; Wylam Waggonway used 5' gauge; Willington Waggonway 4'8", hence Killingworth Waggonway 4'8" & from there the Stephensons' influence spread to Hetton, the S&DR, the L&MR, across Britain & the world.

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Pre Christmas Trains

Today,Twizell will haul the fully booked North Pole Express leaves East Tanfield at 10.30 am, 11.10, 11.50, 12.30 pm, 1.20, 2.00, 2.40, 3.20 & 4.00.    HL No.2 will be on standby at Marley Hill shed.

Tomorrow & Christmas Eve, Twizell & the train will be banked by No.2
Last Saturday, Twizell heads the North Pole Express onto Causey West Incline ......
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)
...... & around Engine Curve at the top of the Incline
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)

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