Wednesday, 24 May 2017

A Hot Day

Colin painting MH shed doors; Shaun sanding the carriage shed doors
(photos courtesy of Geoff Lowe)

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

A Summer's Day at East Tanfield

Ian repacking a gauge glass drain from Twizell

From the Bowes Railway Blog

The Bowes Railway has taken delivery of two Ruston 165 HP diesel electric locomotives
donated by Port of Sunderland Authority.   Read more in the Bowes Blog for May 2017.
(photo Bowes Railway)

Monday, 22 May 2017

Monday in the Workshop

Barry using the new lathe to make bushes for Horden's brake gear

Sunday, 21 May 2017

A Few From Today

Dave checking his brakes at Marley Hill .....

Saturday, 20 May 2017


Tonight we are hosting our 5th 'Music at Marley Hill', this year staring 70's folk rock group Lindisfarne alongside The Lake Poets.
Tickets are available on our website (link below) as well as on the door.

Tomorrow's Trains

Tomorrow, Sir Cecil A. Cochrane will head trains from Andrews House at 10.30 am, 11.50 am, 1.15 pm, 2.35 pm & 3.55 pm for Sunniside, Causey, East Tanfield & return.
George driving Cochrane up Causey west incline in May 2016
(photo courtesy of Ken Snowdon)

Friday, 19 May 2017

49's Firebox Progress

At Newton's, heating 49's new firebox doorplate for flanging
(photo courtesy of John Eastwood at Israel Newton's, via Richard Charlton)

Thursday, 18 May 2017

At Marley Hill & East Tanfield

Jim making a collar

Music at Marley Hill

Music at Marley Hill :: Lindisfarne + The Lake Poets - Saturday 20th May
Come join us for a special night of music as we welcome the legendary 70's folk-rock pioneers LINDISFARNE and the amazing Lake Poets.
Limited tickets available here -
Sponsored by The Stables Brewery, Beamish Hall