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Sunday, 20 December 2020

North Pole Express Day #2

No.2 & Cochrane being prepared for the day's work
Cochrane heading to the train
No.2 leading around MH curve, Cochrane at the back
David & George on Cochrane have been shown the token by Chris
Richard has picked up the token
Euan outlining the day for staff at the North Pole
Welcoming & ticket staff at East Tanfield
Richard & Tom ready to leave ET with Cochrane & the first train
Anthony watching his train as it leaves from the bay
George taking Cochrane to ET carriage shed .....
..... where Dan waves him onto the train
David at ET ground frame, controlling the shunt
Dan flagging his train as it is propelled into the bay platform
After Cochrane returns, No.2 takes its train up Causey West Incline - note the gradient change
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)
Elf & Santa waiting to greet children outside his grotto
Cochrane waiting to leave ET bay with another train
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)
Rounding the curve at the top of Causey West Incline
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)
George & David coaling Cochrane at the North Pole .....
..... & waiting to head south again
Neil working on a compressed air relief valve for the Fowler
Andrew rubbing down paint on HC 38's frames ......
..... as is Mark

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