Great North Steam Fair 2019 - Retrospective...

Great North Steam Fair 2019 – Retrospective…

A few days on from the 2019 steam fair, here is a post with a few photographic highlights – which are a sample of what…

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Great North Steam Fair on Facebook

Great North Steam Fair on Facebook

I realise I often refer to the Museum’s Facebook page as a source of information or images at times.  But also realise that not all…

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Great North Steam Fair

Great North Steam Fair

I’m sure blog readers will be interested to see what is happening with the Great North Steam Fair this weekend – it would be fair…

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T&I News 10 2019...

T&I News 10 2019…

I start this post with a reminder that the Great North Steam Fair starts tomorrow!  Four very full days of veteran road vehicles, trams, buses,…

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T&I News 9 2019...

T&I News 9 2019…

Preparations are well underway for the forthcoming Great North Steam Fair.  Friday and Saturday last week were spent shunting the Colliery standard and narrow gauge…

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T&I News 8 2019...

T&I News 8 2019…

Apologies for the fairly lengthy gestation of this report – lots happening and a lot of work on Remaking Beamish to cover as well.  Our…

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T&I News 7 2019...

T&I News 7 2019…

The inevitable focus this week is on the arrival of Box 40 from Blackpool, and its subsequent commissioning prior to entering service at Beamish.  I’ve…

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T&I News 6 2019

T&I News 6 2019

Here we have another Great North Steam Fair announcement. Paul hinted in a previous post about some interesting consequences of creating the 15 inch gauge ash…

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Remaking Beamish: Bus Depot

Remaking Beamish: Bus Depot

One of the next elements of the Remaking Beamish programme to be commenced is a new, purpose-designed, bus depot.  The work on site has already…

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T&I News 5 2019

T&I News 5 2019

A glance through the content of this post reveals just how varied the work is, and how much is going on, carried out largely by…

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T&I News 4 2019

T&I News 4 2019

The announcement over the past few weeks of the two visiting tram cars has generated considerable excitement and interest. Whilst these announcements have been made a great…

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T&I News 3 2019

T&I News 3 2019

Here is a joint announcement between Beamish Museum and the National Tramway Museum, that will be of interest to regular visitors and tramway enthusiasts alike….

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T&I News 2 2019

T&I News 2 2019

A short post to announce the first confirmed exhibit for the Great North Steam Fair. Manchester 765 to visit Beamish Museum Beamish Museum and Heaton…

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T&I News 1 2019

T&I News 1 2019

Welcome to the blog in 2019. Here we have the annual summary of tramcar mileages as well as an update of what is going on…

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T&I News 18 2018

T&I News 18 2018

For this post we have an eclectic mix of projects from the workshops and out on site… Rowley Station Below: With the assistance of the…

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T&I News 17 2018...

T&I News 17 2018…

A mixed assortment of news this week… Vehicles Below: Following the successful installation of the refurbished engine (with new, to this bus, block), the old…

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T&I News 16 2018...

T&I News 16 2018…

This week’s post is more of an interim one as I haven’t been around the site as much during the week… Steam Operations Below: Rambler,…

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T&I News 15 2018...

T&I News 15 2018…

More updates on ongoing projects and maintenance this week… The RHEC is making headway on a number of fronts, some of which are smaller jobs…

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T&I News 14 2018...

T&I News 14 2018…

A good deal of news from the machine shop this week…  The Dandy coach is also progressing well, with varnishing and cosmetic detailing underway whilst…

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T&I News 13 2018...

T&I News 13 2018…

This week we see progress on vehicles and rolling stock – the high mileages of the bus and tram fleet being particularly noticeable at this…

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T&I News 12 2018...

T&I News 12 2018…

A shorter report this time – just to bring readers up to date on the items reported in post number 11… Rowley Station Below: The…

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T&I News 11 2018...

T&I News 11 2018…

More news from the RHEC in this post…  On site work continues to repaint the Colliery screens/winder house building.  The school holidays have begun too…

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T&I News 10 2018...

T&I News 10 2018…

Welcome back to the Beamish Transport Blog… As many of you will know, the original site suffered some issues recently, not least an amount of…

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T&I News 9 2018

T&I News 9 2018

This posting is largely pictorial and includes a few random galleries relating to recent events etc. RHEC Below: The Model T team have stripped the…

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T&I News 8 2018...

T&I News 8 2018…

As a change from steam fair photographs, here are a couple of news items relating to Rowley Station and its future operational developments… Dunrobin Below:…

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