Sunday, 26 February 2017

Diesel Day

Today's Diesel Day with No.08915 and No.D2078 in service with passenger trains and demonstration freight trains

Photos (C) Joseph Stuart & Michael Darling

Lineside Clearance

Adam and Michael have been busy this morning carrying out some more lineside clearance work, the pictures above show the area next to the South headshunt in the yard, adjacent to the main running line

Saturday, 25 February 2017

Branch Line Society

A collection of photos from the Branch Line Society visiting us today! With No.08915, No.D2078, C.I.C No.10 and Harton E4 all out the shed shunting and running passenger trains and demonstration freight train

Photos (C) Joseph Stuart & Michael Darling

Friday, 24 February 2017

Weekend Prep

08915 started up on the apron receiving a Fitness To Run exam prior to the weekend

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Throwback Thursday #17

LNER J27 owned by the North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group heading a short passenger train into Middle Engine Lane in the early 90s

Monday, 20 February 2017

Sunday, 19 February 2017

First Running Day of 2017

08915 standing outside the shed about to be started up

Waiting to depart with the first train

Proudly sporting her new livery

Early Morning Work on the Dumper

Michael removing the dumper trucks bucket

Saturday, 18 February 2017

Steam Team busy on A5

Manifold reassembled and gauge frames re-fitted

John re-fitting copper washer after annealing

Stuart cleaning up washers

Alan up top re-fitting the LHS clack valves

George underneath boxing up, seen her fitting the RHS mud-hole door

The firebars having been put back in by Richard and Steve

Final Decals on 08915

Double arrows applied on the RHS of 08915

Norman applying some finishing touches to the cab roof


Friday, 17 February 2017

08915 Update

Below are photos of volunteer Keith McNally applying the first decals to No.08915, sporting her new BR Blue livery

Thursday, 16 February 2017

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Painting the Museum Floor

Section of the museum between RSH No.1 and Locomotive Billy being painted 
Shop floor with a new coat of paint

Monday, 13 February 2017

Dumper Truck Work

Michael needle gunning the Dumpers frames

Richard dismantling the engine

Further dismantling

Scraping off an old paper gasket