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Sunday, 8 December 2019

NPE Day #6

49 waits at Marley Hill to head round to the Pole
(photo courtesy of Ben Wilson)

Saturday, 7 December 2019

Friday, 6 December 2019

Tanfield Tree with Extra Baubles

The photos below are courtesy of Ian Cowan:
Angela decorating our tree in
St Margaret's Church, Tanfield Village

Loco Work

Tom checking the new guide plate for
one of HC 38's axlebox underkeeps

Thursday, 5 December 2019

Boiler & Wall

Ian using the dumper to drag Horden's boiler out of the shed
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)

Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Work Continues

The photos below are courtesy of Bill Thain:
Mick cleaning up in the shed

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Odd Jobs

The photos below are courtesy of Dave Dixon, except as shown:
Kevin, Colin & Cameron delivering coal to the North Pole

Monday, 2 December 2019

Preparing Horden's Boiler

The photos below showing preparations to steam Horden's boiler are courtesy of Angela Pickering (except where stated):
David working in Horden's smokebox

Sunday, 1 December 2019

Saturday, 30 November 2019

NPE Day #3 Again

The photos below are courtesy of Ken Snowdon except where stated:
Cochrane setting out with the North Pole Express .....

NPE Day #3

Crossing trainee Elizabeth with flag ....
(photo courtesy of Alex Tyson)

Friday, 29 November 2019

Quarter Century Ago & More Recently

Ready for filming of Catherine Cookson's "Tide of Life" in May 1995 at Andrews House
Derek, Neville, Martin, Stuart, Martin & Ian with RSH 38
(photo courtesy of Neville Whaler)

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Monday, 25 November 2019

General Jobs

Dennis removing broken glass before straightening the fork lift top door

Sunday, 24 November 2019

Saturday, 23 November 2019

NPE Day #1

No.2 waiting to leave the North Pole for East Tanfield
(photo courtesy of Michael Smith)

Friday, 22 November 2019

Thursday, 21 November 2019

Thursday

Jim fitting a newly made adaptor to a hydraulic pressure gauge

Monday, 18 November 2019

Sunday, 17 November 2019

Saturday, 16 November 2019

Tomorrow's Trains

On Sunday, No.2 (ex Keighley gasworks) will haul passenger trains from Andrews House to Sunniside at 10.30 am, & thereafter from East Tanfield at 11.25 am, 12.55 pm, & 2.15 pm to Causey Arch, Andrews House, Sunniside & return.   The last passenger train leaves East Tanfield at 3.35pm for Andrews House only.
No.2 near Causey Bankwell House in November 2014, with Beckley Wood
over carriage No.2 & the ruined Andrews House Farm in the right mid distance

Thursday, 14 November 2019

A Wet Thursday

Brian removing the gauge from the Tangye starting receiver for testing

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

General Jobs

Recycling sleepers for East Tanfield car park
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)

Monday, 11 November 2019

Saturday, 9 November 2019

Tomorrow at Tanfield

On Sunday, Cochrane will haul passenger trains from Andrews House to Sunniside at 10.30 am, & thereafter from East Tanfield at 11.25 am, 12.55 pm, & 2.15 pm to Causey Arch, Andrews House, Sunniside & return.   The last passenger train leaves East Tanfield at 3.35pm for Andrews House only.
Cochrane heading for Sunniside in November 2012

Friday, 8 November 2019

Autumn at TR

The photos below were taken last Sunday & are courtesy of John Turnock:
Autumn colours at Marley Hill

Thursday, 7 November 2019

Santa's Coal & Water

The photos below are courtesy of Ian Cowan:
Early morning delivery .....

Geoff's Thursday Lads

The photos below are courtesy of Geoff Lowe:
Ian working on a jockey wheel for the grasscutter

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Wednesday's Work

Geoff planting daffodils at Causey .....
(photo courtesy of Nigel Wheeler)

Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Tuesday Tasks

The photos below are courtesy of Dave Dixon:
Steve checking the mix .....

Monday, 4 November 2019

In the Workshop

The photos below are courtesy of Angela Pickering:
Brian burring out holes in Horden's smokebox

Sunday, 3 November 2019

Saturday, 2 November 2019

Today, Saturday

Bobby in the welding bay
(photo courtesy of Ben Wilson)

Tomorrow's Trains

On Sunday, No.2 will haul passenger trains from Andrews House to Sunniside at 10.30 am, & thereafter from East Tanfield at 11.25 am, 12.55 pm, & 2.15 pm to Causey Arch, Andrews House, Sunniside & return.   The last passenger train leaves East Tanfield at 3.35pm for Andrews House only.
No.2 being prepared in front of Marley Hill shed .....

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Continued Jobs

Dave fitting conduit for lighting to new trusses in Marley Hill shed

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Monday, 28 October 2019

Friday, 25 October 2019

Trains this Weekend

No.49 will be hauling the ghost train on Saturday & Sunday.   Ordinary trains are not running.   Tickets must be pre booked - see the TR web for details.
Twizell on past ghost train duty .....

Thursday, 24 October 2019

Tuesday, 22 October 2019