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.

Saturday, 11 February 2017

Tomorrow's Trains

Tomorrow is 'On the Waggon', part of 'Freight in February'.   Twizell will head passenger trains from Andrews House at 10.30 am, 12.05 pm, 1.45 & 3.25 for Sunniside, Causey, East Tanfield & return.
Interspersed with these passenger trains, HL No.2 will head a goods train from Andrews House at 11.32 am, 12.57 pm, 2,37 & 3.50.
Twizell heading for Andrews House with a mixed train last Sunday
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)

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