Monday, 18 June 2018

Diesel's in Action Yesterday



D2078 & 08915 making their way down to Percy Main with the first train of the day

08915 & D2078 TNT on the first freight train at Percy Main



The first passenger train of the day at Percy Main
Next freight train at Percy Main, with D2078 leading at the North end


Our new Well Waggon was added to the train for its first trip down the line

08915 on the South end

Arriving back at Middle Engine Lane

Guard Thomas patiently waiting for 08915 to re-join the passenger stock

08915 moving up the carriages

D2078 propelling the freight train back into the yard

Driver Michael keeping an eye out


08915 pulling the passenger stock out of the loop to then propel it back into the platform, ready for a busy 2:10pm departure!





























Sunday, 17 June 2018

ABR - Sunday Timetable

Similar (just not as busy) to Saturday's timetable, this one is also designed to work in connection with Tyne & Wear Metro services arriving at Percy Main, find their timetable here.

Saturday, 16 June 2018

ABR - Saturday Timetable

Timetable for the first day of Ale by Rail in September...this timetable is designed to work in connection with the Tyne & Wear Metro services arriving at Percy Main, their timetable can be found here.

Our own Percy Main station is located on Brunton St, and is about a five minute walk from the Metro station. Alternatively, the No.19 (Cobalt South) bus goes from Percy Main to Middle Engine Lane

Get your tickets for Ale by Rail evening event here!

Friday, 15 June 2018

A5s Weekend Off

With the diesel's taking over this weekend, A.No.5 has had a good clean and been stabled in the museum for the time being

Thursday, 14 June 2018

Work on 401s Boiler

George has been busy this afternoon preparing 401s boiler for hydraulic testing following some remedial work to the blowdown valve flange

Diesel Day Timetable

The second Diesel Day of the year is this Sunday! Come along to see both 08915 and D2078 in action hauling passenger and freight trains

Wednesday, 13 June 2018