Saturday, 30 May 2015

Tomorrow's Trains

Sir Cecil A Cochrane will haul passenger trains from Andrews House at  10.30 am, 11.45 am, 1 pm, 2.15 pm 3.30 pm  for Sunniside, Causey, East Tanfield & return.
Philip & I bring Cochrane into East Tanfield in May 2012

Thursday, 28 May 2015

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Monday, 25 May 2015

Smiles

The smiles below were photographed today by Angela Pickering (except as noted):
Tom & Mark

Sunday, 24 May 2015

Today at TR

Guy testing the signalling system at the start of the day

This Morning's Trains

Cochrane waits with the 10.30 & No.2 with the 11.15 at Andrews House

Saturday, 23 May 2015

Double Headed Sunday

The photos below were taken by Ken Snowdon last Sunday:
Cochrane & No.2 .....

Trains This Bank Holiday Weekend

On Sunday & Monday, trains will leave Andrews House at  10.30 am, 11.15, noon, 12.45 pm, 1.30, 2.15, 3 & 3.45  for Sunniside, Causey, East Tanfield & return, headed independently by No.2 & Cochrane.   (There will be no trains today, Saturday.)
No.2 & Cochrane with their trains at Andrews House at Easter

Friday, 22 May 2015

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Saturday, 16 May 2015

Music at Marley Hill

The carriage shed transformed as a music venue this evening

Tomorrow's Trains

No.2 & Cochrane will doubled head passenger trains from Andrews House at  10.30 am, 11.45 am, 1 pm, 2.15 pm & 3.30 pm  for Sunniside, Causey, East Tanfield & return .
Angela firing No.2 & Callum firing Cochrane at Andrews House on 3rd inst.

Friday, 15 May 2015

An Interesting NE Web Site


Co-Curate is a web site presenting information about the North East of England - a local Wikipedia if you like - although the involvement of Newcastle University, museums, schools & community groups may keep it more accurate & focused.

For example, click:
    Topics / Historical Periods for NE events in a particular year
    Topics / People in History for NE famous folk
    Topics / Transport & Travel / Railway / Tanfield Railway for TR stuff

SeeLinks of Interest for over 200 web sites related to Tanfield, railways, & the North East of England

Saturday, 9 May 2015

Last BH Monday Review

The photos below were taken last Monday by John Turnock;
Cochrane & No.2 leave Marley Hill with empty stock  .....

Tomorrow's Trains

No.2 will haul passenger trains from Andrews House at  10.30 am, 11.45 am, 1 pm, 2.15 pm 3.30 pm  for Sunniside, Causey, East Tanfield & return.
No.2 passing Marley Hill signalbox in May 2014

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Monday, 4 May 2015

BH Monday Volunteers

The photos below were taken today by Angela Pickering (except where stated):

Sunday, 3 May 2015

May BH Sunday

Callum & Chris run Cochrane round at Sunniside .....

A Minor Milestone

The TR Blog was first published on 1 July 2011.   Today, the 500000th page will be viewed.

Saturday, 2 May 2015

People at Work

The photos below were taken today by Angela Pickering:

Trains This BH Weekend

See the Tanfield Railway web for more information about this May bank holiday weekend.

Today, Saturday, No.2 will haul passenger trains from Andrews House at  10.30 am, 11.45, 1 pm, 2.15 & 3.30  for Sunniside, Causey, East Tanfield & return

No.2 approaching Bowes Bridge on Easter Monday
(photo courtesy of John Turnock)

Friday, 1 May 2015

Tom's New Controller

A brief visit with the Branch Line Society to the T&W Metro control centre at South Gosforth :
A control manager talking to members of the BLS

P&J's Café

With the container slung, Ian clamping the yard point