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, 10 August 2019

Trains This Weekend

Sir Cecil A Cochrane 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.
Cochrane approaching Causey Level Crossing on a wet day in August 2012
Tomorrow, Sunday, No.49, built by Robert Stephenson & Hawthorns during WWII, 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 & 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.
John Grundy speaking at the relaunch of 49 into use in August 2018

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