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Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Monday, 30 July 2018

A Day of Two Halves

Alan, Jim & Dave watch Peter demo their work target on Horden .....

Saturday, 28 July 2018

Saturday Trains

The photos below are courtesy of Angela Pickering:
Guy exchanging tokens with David .....

Friday, 27 July 2018

This Weekend's Trains

Tomorrow, Saturday, 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 for Sunniside & return.   The last passenger train leaves East Tanfield at 3.35 pm for Andrews House only.
Alan is ready with the token as Twizell passes Marley Hill signalbox in July 2013

Thursday, 26 July 2018

Thursday around Trains

The photos below are courtesy of Angela Pickering:
Henry & David preparing Cochrane this morning

Thursday at Tanfield

Colin & Rob doing extra nailing & screwing of the new platform
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Wednesday Work

Bill & George ......
(photo courtesy of Nigel Wheeler)

Tomorrow's Trains

Tomorrow, Thursday, 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 for Sunniside & return.   The last passenger train leaves East Tanfield at 3.35 pm for Andrews House only.

Full timetable available via Plan a Visit / Calendar on www.tanfield-railway.co.uk
Cochrane heading for Sunniside in July 2017

Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Tuesday on Boards

The photos below are courtesy of Dave Dixon:
Rob marking .....

Durham Tourism Superstar 2018

The photos below are courtesy of David Watchman:
The Tanfield contingent prepare for the award ceremony - Angela is our candidate

Monday, 23 July 2018

Monday

The photos below, taken on Monday, are courtesy of Angela Pickering:
Dennis making a blanking plate for Horden's boiler

Sunday, 22 July 2018

49's Out

Logan cleaning 49 this morning

Dave Hewitt's Gala Sunday Morning

The photos below, taken at the gala on Sunday 17 June, are courtesy of Dave Hewitt:
No.60 heading for Sunniside with the goods

Saturday, 21 July 2018

Tomorrow's Trains

Tomorrow, Sunday, 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.

Full timetable available via Plan a Visit / Calendar on www.tanfield-railway.co.uk
No.49 passing Bowes Bridge on trials the Sunday before last
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)

Friday, 20 July 2018

Dave Hewitt's Gala Friday Evening

The photos below, taken at the photographic evening of Friday 15 June, are courtesy of Dave Hewitt:
The view on the walk down to Marley Hill shed - No.2 on the Andrews House Colliery branch, austerities No.49 & Gamma dead on the Marley |Hill shed roads, No.60 & Twizell beyond

Friday / Birthday

Ian & John checking the crane

Thursday, 19 July 2018

More Floor

Dave continuing to fit floorboards to the platform in East Tanfield carriage shed

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

More ETCS

George removing a protrusion from the entrance doorway cill

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Saturday, 14 July 2018

Today's Train Crew

The photos below are courtesy of Angela Pickering: 

Ben & Logan cleaning No.2

Tomorrow's Trains

Tomorrow, Sunday, HL 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.

The timetable may be changed due to temporary speed restrictions to reduce lineside fire risk.   At East Tanfield, the main platform & loop are back in operation.

Full timetable available via Plan a Visit / Calendar on www.tanfield-railway.co.uk

Chris & David on No.2 descending Causey East Incline in July 2016

Friday, 13 July 2018

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Monday, 9 July 2018

General Jobs

A Towne engineer inspecting chains this morning
(photo courtesy of Ian Cowan)

Sunday, 8 July 2018

Saturday, 7 July 2018

Murder Mystery Evening

No.2's crew for the event - fireman Antony & driver David
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)

Three Weeks Ago

The photos below were taken on Gala Saturday 16/06/2018, & are courtesy of Ken Snowdon:

Tomorrow's Trains

Tomorrow, 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.

The timetable is subject to change due to temporary speed restrictions to reduce lineside fire risk.   At East Tanfield, the main platform & loop are back in operation.

Full timetable available via Plan a Visit / Calendar on www.tanfield-railway.co.uk

Twizell passing Marley Hill signalbox on a sunny & green day in July 2015
(photo courtesy of Dave Hewitt)

Friday, 6 July 2018

Thursday, 5 July 2018

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Monday, 2 July 2018

Workshop etc

Jim using a dial gauge to check the run out before machining Horden's smokebox door rim