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*** Covid-19 *** Tanfield Railway is closed. More information on the TR web.

Sunday, 22 March 2020

No Train Sunday

Coronavirus has led to no trains, the closure of the railway sites to the public, many fewer volunteers, and those that are on site working further apart.
Henry filling No.2's tank outside Marley Hill shed
Antony filling Cochrane - the idea is to fill the tank, exclude oxygen,
& reduce corrosion during closure of the railway
Dan at work extending the scaffold .....
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
..... as well as me & Richard
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
Richard levelling between ledgers as Dan makes adjustments
Ian burning tube ends in Twizell's smokebox.....
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)
..... then in the firebox drifting them towards the smokebox .....
,,,,, where Angela fishes them out
David & Euan removing ballast ready for work on the shed tandem point
David adding more lining to Horden's tank
Oliver freeing Horden's reversing lever
Another level of scaffold largely complete, heading for the eaves