Did you know?   Marley Hill Colliery opened & closed twice, so we have two railways at Marley Hill.   From the early 1700s until closure in 1815 the Tanfield Waggonway conveyed its coal.   Reopened in 1841 & closed in 1983, the Bowes Railway carried its produce.

Saturday, 3 August 2019

Saturday Train Operation

The photos below are courtesy of Angela Pickering:
Chris oiling No.2 at the start of the day
Matthew checking the water level
On arrival, Matthew proffers the token to the East Tanfield signalman
Leaving East Tanfield .....
..... with David keeping an eye on his train
Colin posing with visitors he is showing around the Graft & Glory exhibition
- at East Tanfield on Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays until 1st September
The photos above are courtesy of Angela Pickering

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