Tuesday, 9 October 2018

New wagon

D2078 shunting the brake van and tool van out the way of the loading spur

Wagon arriving

Being un-loaded

This Shildon built coal wagon is on loan from a private owner and will sure make a nice addition to our freight train! 

Monday, 8 October 2018

Vegetation Clearing

Photo showing the work that has recently been undertaken to cut back the vegetation that runs alongside the run-round loop at Middle Engine Lane

Sunday, 7 October 2018

New Driver & Guard

Congratulations to volunteers Richard (L) who passed out as a Steam Driver and Adam (R) who passed out as a Guard today!

A busy day!

Driver Richard at the controls, departing Middle Engine Lane

Fireman Joe watching the road ahead

Richard driving Ashington No.5

Running round at Percy Main

Birthday Special, ready to depart Percy Main

Joe building up his fire


Trainee Guard Adam (L) and Assesor Mark (R)

Saturday, 6 October 2018

Fishplate Oiling

A small group of volunteers have spent the afternoon down the line on Permanent Way duties. Here, Tom (L) and Adam (R) are seen oiling just two of many fishplates

Brake coach clean

Peter tidying up the end of the MK1 Suburban Brake coach this afternoon

401 Progress

Main manifold fitted

Vacuum brake valve fitted along with reservoir drain trigger