Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Tanfield Signals

The photos below are all courtesy of Dave Dixon:
Loading a ground signal at Marley Hill .....

Saturday, 27 April 2019

Tomorrow's Trains

Sir Cecil A Cochrane, built in Newcastle by Robert Stephenson & Hawthorns in 1948 for the Newcastle & Gateshead Gas Co, will haul passenger trains from Andrews House for Sunniside at 10.30 am, & thereafter from East Tanfield at 11.25 am, 12.55 pm, 2.15 pm & 3.35 pm for Causey Arch, Andrews House, Sunniside & return.   The last passenger train leaves East Tanfield at 4.55 pm for Andrews House only.
Cochrane passing a track team in April 2012
(photo courtesy of Carl Chambers)

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Marley Hill Today

Dave, Colin & Dennis tidying & preparing the Husky for use
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Tidying ET

Steve removing car park fencing
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)

Sunday, 21 April 2019

Easter Sunday

In front of Marley Hill shed, Antony & Ben clean Twizell while Luke cleans No.2

Friday, 19 April 2019

Easter Friday

Logan cleaning HLno2

Trains This Easter Weekend

No.2 at Bowes Bridge this Good Friday morning
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)
On Good Friday, No.2, built in Newcastle by Hawthorn Leslie in 1911 for Keighley Gasworks, will haul passenger trains from Andrews House for Sunniside at 10.30 am, & thereafter from East Tanfield at 11.25 am, 12.55 pm, 2.15 pm & 3.35 pm for Causey Arch, Andrews House, Sunniside & return.   The last passenger train leaves East Tanfield at 4.55 pm for Andrews House only.

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Tanfield Track

Ian repairing hydraulics on a lift ram on the muscleman
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)

Monday, 15 April 2019

Saturday, 13 April 2019

Tomorrow's Trains

No.49, built in Newcastle by Robert Stephenson & Co in 1943, will haul passenger trains from Andrews House for Sunniside at 10.30 am, & thereafter from East Tanfield at 11.25 am, 12.55 pm, 2.15 pm & 3.35 pm for Causey Arch, Andrews House, Sunniside & return.   The last passenger train leaves East Tanfield at 4.55 pm for Andrews House only.
Richard on 49 in July 2018

Friday, 12 April 2019

Maintenance Work

Alfie sorting fishplates ready for ongoing work at East Tanfield

Thursday, 11 April 2019

More of East Tanfield

Colin greasing the point motor for ET carriage shed
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

More ET Trackwork

Nigel, Cameron, Dennis & Ian fetching chairs for the point we are building

Tuesday, 9 April 2019

ET Track

Colin connecting point rodding
(photo courtesy of Dave Dixon)

Monday, 8 April 2019

Saturday, 6 April 2019

Tomorrow's Trains

No.49, built in Newcastle by Robert Stephenson & Co in 1943 for the Ministry of Fuel & Power & sold into colliery use, will haul passenger trains from Andrews House for Sunniside at 10.30 am, & thereafter from East Tanfield at 11.25 am, 12.55 pm, 2.15 pm & 3.35 pm for Causey Arch, Andrews House, Sunniside & return.   The last passenger train leaves East Tanfield at 4.55 pm for Andrews House only.
Ben cleaning 49 in Marley Hill shed last Christmas

Thursday, 4 April 2019

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Wet East Tanfield

Bill, Kevin, Geof, Steve and Trevor burning last years tree clearing

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Return to East Tanfield

Ian loading the new digger onto the 8wheel rail vehicle bound for East Tanfield

Monday, 1 April 2019