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.

Sunday, 10 June 2018

Sunday at Marley Hil

Logan cleaning No.2's wheels
Richard working on No.49's valve chest drain
No.2 bringing No.49 into the sunlight outside Marley Hill shed
Tyler boarding over a point change mechanism
Tommy setting up the circular saw
Bobby patching the ballast waggon hopper
Tyler adding oil to the Dorman engine in the Planet
Logan watering & Peter coaling No.2
Approaching Sunniside
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)
Running round at Sunniside
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)
Callum, Logan & Peter on No.2 as it enters Andrews House station, returning from Sunniside
Stuart & Chris removing a sliding door from van 111
Young Bob painting the replacement van door .....
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
..... assisted by Charlie
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
Mark at No.13 point as No.2 fetches the empty stock into Marley Hill
Ian & Angela shunting the ballast hopper out of the way of road 1 of the 5 road shed
Three 4 wheel diesels ticking over outside Marley Hill shed