Everyday work, people & events at the World's Oldest Railway 1725 Industrial Steam Rail Heritage in Tyneside North East England
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Saturday, 6 April 2019
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
No.49 working at Backworth Colliery about 50 years ago