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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

Monday, 10 September 2018

Saturday, 8 September 2018

Tomorrow's Trains

On 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 leaving Andrews House in September 2015

Friday, 7 September 2018

Thursday, 6 September 2018

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Sand & Blocks

George compacting the sand base for block paving at East Tanfield

Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Monday, 3 September 2018

At Marley Hill Today

Ian working on Cochrane's blower valve;
Peter removing a plug to fill the boiler

Saturday, 1 September 2018

Today's Volunteers

Chris, David, Lewis, David, Helen, Henry & Ben enjoying a pizza after their wedding
(photo courtesy of Chris Walker)

Tomorrow's Trains

On 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.
Cochrane approaching Causey Level Crossing in September 2017