Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Back to Work

Rob seeing the works train through Causey Crossing .....

BH Monday Extra

Tom oiling Cochrane at the start of the day
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)

Monday, 30 May 2016

BH Monday Ops

Cochrane at the head of the train at Engine Curve
(photo courtesy of David Reed)

Gala Visitors

Sir Berkeley & Maunsell will be guest locos at the TR gala on 11 & 12 June 2016

Sunday, 29 May 2016

Sunday

Driver Steve oiling Cochrane

Saturday, 28 May 2016

Saturday Ops

The photos below are courtesy of Angela Pickering
Alan - shunter & milkman

An Engineering Puzzle

A TR blog post on 2 January 2014 featured a footbridge builder's plate at Barnard Castle, which led to some history about its builders, Head Wrightson.

Yesterday, walking across another footbridge in Barnard Castle, I noticed this builder's plate:
Wilson Bros & Co Engineers Darlington 1882

Friday, 27 May 2016

Trains This Summer BH Weekend

Tomorrow, Saturday, HL No.2 will take trains from Andrews House at 10.30, 11.45, 1.15, 2.30 & 3.45 for Sunniside, Causey Arch, East Tanfield & return.
Last May, No.2 propelling its train south in order to move into AH west platform

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Thursday

At East Tanfield, Bill painting skirting boards
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Wednesday

Bob repairing a block & tackle
(photo courtesy of Nigel Wheeler)

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Sunday Ops Again

The photos below were all taken last Sunday, & are courtesy of Ken Snowdon:
George taking Cochrane off Marley Hill shed

Monday, 23 May 2016

Monday

The photographs below are courtesy of Angela Pickering:
Barry using the slotter

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Saturday, 21 May 2016

In the Frame

A portrait of two likely lads found in  the 

Tomorrow's Trains

Tomorrow, Sir Cecil A. Cochrane will take trains from Andrews House at 10.30, 11.45, 1.15, 2.30 & 3.45 for Sunniside, Causey Arch, East Tanfield & return.
Cochrane bringing its train into East Tanfield in May 2012

Friday, 20 May 2016

Friday Featuring .....

Vic greasing the digger tracks ....

Thursday, 19 May 2016

A Bit More of the Same

The works train heading for Causey

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Jobs Continued .....

The works train passing Causey crossing

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

One Job

Inter railway working - manganese crossings for Alnwick

Monday, 16 May 2016

In the Workshop

The photos below were all taken on Monday in the workshop by Angela Pickering:
Dave stamping Horden parts

Sunday, 15 May 2016

Sunday Stuff

Dave & Dan flagging the empty stock out of Marley Hill .....

Saturday, 14 May 2016

Tomorrow's Trains

Tomorrow, HL No.2 will take trains from Andrews House at 10.30, 11.45, 1.15, 2.30 & 3.45 for Sunniside, Causey, East Tanfield & return, while AW No.2 may do a little shunting.
Two 2s at Causey in May 2013 - AW No.2 on the left is only 83 years old,
whereas HL No.2 on the right is 105.

Thursday, 12 May 2016

Continued Jobs

Dennis painting gates at East Tanfield yesterday .....
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

A Few Jobs

Bob checking AW No.2's engine oil level

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Work Today

Rob starting ......

Monday, 9 May 2016

Monday's Work

Barry working on HL No.2's reverser lock
(photo courtesy of Angela Pickering)

Cochrane at Work

The photos below were all taken on Saturday 30 April 2016 by Ken Snowdon:
David taking Cochrane out of Marley Hill with empty stock 

Sunday, 8 May 2016

Sunday Ops

Ian weed spraying in Marley Hill yard

Saturday, 7 May 2016

Saturday


Andrew, Ben and Mark working on No.3 Carriage.

Tomorrow's Trains

Tomorrow, Twizell will take trains from Andrews House at 10.30, 11.45, 1.15, 2.30 & 3.45 for Sunniside, Causey, East Tanfield & return.
Twizell approaching Andrews House in May 2012

Friday, 6 May 2016

Volunteers

Vic cutting the bankside down to the shed .....

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Thursday Teamwork

Dave & Chris checking AW No.2 before use

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

More Tanfield

The photos below were all taken today at East Tanfield by Geoff Lowe:
Dennis, Colin .....

More Gate

Dave working on a lathe job

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Maintenance

Ian, Dave, Dave & Rob starting to remove a crossing gate at Causey

Monday, 2 May 2016

May Day

Matthew flagging empty stock around Marley Hill curve .....

Sunday, 1 May 2016

Sunday People

Euan encouraging Oliver, Alex & Logan to clean the floor of the carriage shed
(photo courtesy of Jack Vince)