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Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Monday, 15 October 2018

Marley Hill Today

The photos below are courtesy of Angela Pickering:
Malcolm showing Peter around the use of a lathe

Sunday, 14 October 2018

Saturday, 13 October 2018

Run It Day #1

Visiting Sentinel 8 wheeler at East Tanfield .....
(photo courtesy of Susan Lowe)

Friday, 12 October 2018

Final Prep

Several jobs have been undertaken in readiness for the Run It Weekend:
Matthew & Tom during the big shunt

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Odd Jobs

Rob & Bill removing the mesh from the old crossing gate
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)

This \Weekend's Event

Our four working steam locos will be in use both Saturday & Sunday

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

A Few Jobs

Network Rail graduate recruits being shown around TR by Ian

Tanfield Through a Lens

The photos below were taken on Sunday & are courtesy & copyright of the visiting photographer Trudy Kepke:

Monday, 8 October 2018

Sunday, 7 October 2018

Another Sunday

No.2 with today's crew : Logan - cleaner, Ben - trainee fireman, Angela - fireman, Steve - driver

Saturday, 6 October 2018

TR Volunteers Visit the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway

This weekend saw a few volunteers from TR visit the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway for their annual Victorian Weekend. 
Geoff, Peter, Antony, Matthew, Andrew, Callum, Mark, Ben, Chris, David and David pose next to Princess at Boston Lodge

Tomorrow's Trains

Tomorrow, Sunday, ex-Keighley gasworks No.2 will haul passenger trains from Andrews House at 10.30 am, & thereafter from East Tanfield at 11.25 am, 12.45 pm, 2.15 pm & 3.35 pm for Sunniside & return.   The last passenger train leaves East Tanfield at 4.55 pm for Andrews House only.
No.2 entering Andrews House under Gibraltar Bridge in October 2016

Friday, 5 October 2018

Surveying

Ian taking more reference measurements at East Tanfield

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Saturday, 29 September 2018

Tomorrow's Trains

Tomorrow, Sunday, Sir Cecil A Cochrane will haul passenger trains from Andrews House at 10.30 am, & thereafter from East Tanfield at 11.25 am, 12.45 pm, 2.15 pm & 3.35 pm for Sunniside & return.   The last passenger train leaves East Tanfield at 4.55 pm for Andrews House only.
Ben & Chris on Cochrane in September 2017 at Andrews House

Thursday, 27 September 2018

Loco Inspection

Angela chopping firewood for today's boiler inspections in steam
(photo courtesy of Ian Cowan)

Walkway

Dave & Colin preparing the sand base for paving slabs

Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Loco Inspection

Graham checking No.2's cab fittings .....
(Graham Morris Engineering, 07734560802)
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)

Wall

Dave shortening a sleeper .....

Monday, 24 September 2018

Workshoppers

The photos below are courtesy of Ian Cowan:
Dave on the lathe & Horden

49 on Saturday

The photos below, taken last Saturday, are courtesy of Ken Snowdon:
49 heading out from Marley Hill with the empty stock

Sunday, 23 September 2018

Saturday, 22 September 2018

End of the Day

David on 49 putting the bogie carriage away following the first of the 1940s days 
(photo courtesy of Richard Charlton)

Friday, 21 September 2018

Trains This Weekend

Follow the link for more detail about this 1940s weekend.

Tomorrow, Saturday, No.49 will haul passenger trains from Andrews House at 10.30 am, & thereafter from East Tanfield at 11.25 am, 12.45 pm, 2.15 pm & 3.35 pm for Sunniside & return.   The last passenger train leaves East Tanfield at 4.55 pm for Andrews House only.
No.49 in MH signalbox cutting in July 2018

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Tuesday at Tanfield

Steve & Dave extending ET platform beyond the water column .....

Monday, 17 September 2018

Workshop Work

Walter & Jim recounting their youthful footballing escapades for Tyneside works teams .....

Saturday, 15 September 2018

In the Woodwork Shed

Mark telling some visitors about repair work on the Dawdon brakevan

Tommy Armstrong Event

Tomorrow's Trains

Today & tomorrow are the final Heritage Open Days of 2018.

No trains run today.   On Sunday, Twizell will haul passenger trains from Andrews House at 10.30 am, & thereafter from East Tanfield at 11.25 am, 12.45 pm, 2.15 pm & 3.35 pm for Sunniside & return.   The last passenger train leaves East Tanfield at 4.55 pm for Andrews House only.
Tom preparing Twizell outside Marley Hill shed in September 2015

Friday, 14 September 2018

Thursday, 13 September 2018

A Few Views

Colin & Dave starting to extend ET platform wall to encapsulate the water column
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

At East Tanfield

Trevor & George laying blocks on the car park side of ET station building

Heritage Open Days

Tanfield Railway is open each day from Thursday to Sunday during this second & last week of the 2018 Heritage Open Days 
Tanfield volunteers Angela & Peter viewing the beam engine
at Ryhope Engines Museum (the former pumping station
of the Sunderland & South Shields Water Co)
which was working under steam last Saturday
(photo courtesy of Ian Cowan)

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Today's News

The photos below are courtesy of Dave Dixon (unless otherwise stated):
Kevin, Malcolm & Dennis digging around the stump of the gatepost