Did you know? In 1886 Durham coal owners forced the NER to give them a direct route to the Tyne at Dunston, avoiding the bottleneck at Tyne Dock.

Saturday, 3 February 2018

Tomorrow's Trains

Tomorrow is the Coals to Newcastle event.

Sir Cecil A Cochrane will head passenger trains from Andrews House at 10.30 am, & thereafter East Tanfield at 11.20 am, 1.25 pm, 2.50 pm for Sunniside & return.   The last passenger train leaves East Tanfield at 4.35 pm for Andrews House only.
Cochrane at Causey Station in February 2016

HL No.2 will head a demonstration coal train between the passenger trains.
No.2 on Causey West Incline with empty hoppers in February 2016
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)

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