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

Trains This Weekend

No.2, built over 100 years ago in Newcastle by Hawthorn Leslie for Keighley gasworks, will today 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 3.35 pm for Andrews House only.
Angela on No.2, about to pass over the footpath bridge at Causey car park in August 2018
Tomorrow, Sunday, No.2 will again 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 & 3.35 pm to Causey Arch, Andrews House, Sunniside & return.   The last passenger train leaves East Tanfield at 4.55 pm for Andrews House only.
Peter taking No.2 & the empty stock around Marley Hill curve in August 2018

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