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Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Monday, 29 January 2018

Sunday, 28 January 2018

Sunday around the Signalbox

Jonny climbs back on Twizell as it heads for its train in Marley Hill .....

Saturday, 27 January 2018

Sunday's Trains

Twizell will head trains from Andrews House at 10.30 am, & thereafter East Tanfield at 11.25 am, 12.45 pm, 2.15 pm for Sunniside & return.   The last train leaves East Tanfield at 3.35 pm for Andrews House only.
Twizell at Andrews House water tower in January 2015

Friday, 26 January 2018

Where & what is this?

I saw this over a garden wall today, about 100 feet east of the ECML north of here.
It's well recorded on the web - for more information ask Steve, who offloaded it.

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Today's Work

Ian setting out timbers
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)

TR Visit to Newcastle Central Station

Angela at the controls of an Azuma on the ECML; Logan & Callum also drove the simulator

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

More Track Towards the New Shed

John & Dave upgrading wiring to the workshop
(photos courtesy of Geoff Lowe)

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

On Track at Tanfield

Works train passing over Causey Level Crossing on the way to East Tanfield

Monday, 22 January 2018

Workshop Monday

Brian making forward / reverse selector contacts for AW No.2

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Trains Tomorrow

Ex-Keighley gasworks No.2  will head trains from Andrews House at 10.30 am, & thereafter East Tanfield at 11.25 am, 12.45 pm, 2.15 pm for Sunniside & return.   The last train leaves East Tanfield at 3.35 pm for Andrews House only.
No.2 passing Terrace Junction in January 2017
(photo courtesy of Ken Snowdon)

Friday, 19 January 2018

Today's Work

David cutting flooring for the bothy at Causey Level Crossing
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)

2018 TR Leaflet

The 2018 Tanfield Railway visitor guide is now freely available from all the best places

Thursday, 18 January 2018

A Snowy Day

Geoff trying to seal a wall covering joint in the canteen

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Saturday, 13 January 2018

49's Crown Stays

49's boiler is under repair at Israel Newton's boiler workshop in Matlock.

The photos below are courtesy of John Eastwood of Newton's, via Richard Charlton.
Firebox crown stays ready to be installed in 49's boiler
Note the threads of the ends must enter both inner & outer plates in sync,
hence the need for a long tap to cut threads in both plates at the same time

Tomorrow's Trains

Sir Cecil A Cochrane will head trains from Andrews House at 10.30 am, & thereafter East Tanfield at 11.25 am, 12.45 pm, 2.15 pm for Sunniside & return.   The last train leaves East Tanfield at 3.35 pm for Andrews House only.
Cochrane taking a train towards Sunniside on a snowy January day five years ago

Friday, 12 January 2018

Odd Jobs

Ian repairing the frost-damaged pressure reducing valve which feeds water to the carriage shed

Thursday, 11 January 2018

Mainly East Tanfield

Clive & Peter planning details of Horden's drain cock linkage

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

A Start at East Tanfield

Works train at Causey Level Crossing heading for East Tanfield

Saturday, 6 January 2018

Waggon Work

David grinding rivets off the buffer beam of a hopper waggon
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)

Tomorrow's Trains

Sir Cecil A Cochrane will head trains from Andrews House at 10.30 am, & thereafter East Tanfield at 11.25 am, 12.45 pm, 2.15 pm for Sunniside & return.   The last train leaves East Tanfield at 3.35 pm for Andrews House only.
Cochrane brings the empty stock out of Marley Hill in January 2017
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)

Friday, 5 January 2018

Thursday, 4 January 2018

Monday, 1 January 2018

Yesterday, Last Year's Mince Pie Specials

The photos below are courtesy of John Turnock:
No.2 on Causey East Incline, heading for more mince pies