Friday, 29 July 2016

Foliage Control

The two Michaels tackled the vegetation outside the museum entrance again today, with still a lot more to go! 

Monday, 25 July 2016

Tidy Up Time

A big tidy up project was started today by volunteers, beginning with the entrance to the museum, involving foliage being cut down at the gates so the museum entrance is clearly visible from the car park. 

Sunday, 17 July 2016

"A good crew makes all the difference..." - R.P.Kay

To quote the late, great Roly Kay, "A good crew makes all the difference" was commented by the driver of Ashington No.5 after she performed excellently after recently having some repairs carried out
Cleaner Matthew Gibson (Left), Fireman Stephen Thornton (Centre) and Driver Michael Darling (Right) 
Matthew raking out Ashington No.5's ashpan at the end of the day

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Last Minute Maintenance

Volunteer Tom Naisbitt inside the firebox of Ashington No.5 replacing a failed fusible plug and also giving the tubeplate a sweep! 

Monday, 11 July 2016

Dumper Fun!

The Dumper truck was purchased by three volunteers of the NTSR, Michael Darling, Michael Wortley and Richard Russell 

Monday, 4 July 2016

Diesel Day 2016

08915 ready to depart Middle Engine Lane with a freight service
From left to right, Joseph Stuart (Station Staff), Adam Saunders (No.10 2nd Man), Robin Johnson (Freight Guard), Thomas Ashcroft (No.D2078 2nd Man), Michael Wortley (No.10 Driver) & Michael Darling (No.D2078 Driver)
(C) Owen Edwards
D2078 powers up the bank with a passenger service (C) Anthony Whiteford

(C) Owen Edwards
(C) Anthony Whiteford