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Sunday, 5 January 2020

First Operating Day of 2020

Cochrane waits at Andrews House with the first train of the year
Ian in the shadows as Oliver waits for the guard's signal for Antony at the controls
Passing Terrace Junction on return from Sunniside
Dennis dismantling a tent
David & Luke clear drains on Causey West Incline
(photo courtesy of Bob Payne)
Oliver acknowledging Angela's flag at AH
Antony bringing Cochrane back onto the train at Sunniside
Antony & Guy exchanging tokens
Alex manning the crossing
Running round the train at East Tanfield
Shunting the waggon off the train into ET bay platform
Tommy at East |Tanfield, photographing Bob
Alfie, Nigel & Emma behind Tommy Armstrong's counter at ET
Oliver waiting for Angela to check doors & flag the train out of Causey
Replenishing Cochrane's tank at Andrews House
Guy on tokens again
Neil threading conduit for the Fowler diesel
Kyle filling more of Horden's cab
David painting Horden's cladding
Logan preparing to paint Horden's cladding straps
Richard showing Ben how to pack Horden;s piston rod glands
Jonny milling another of HC No.38's axleboxes

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