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T&I News Update Week 42 2014...

T&I News Update Week 42 2014…

Another mixed bag on the news front this week!  A good deal of work has also en taking place on our ‘Remaking Beamish’ development, with…

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Leyland Cub Restoration Latest...

Leyland Cub Restoration Latest…

The restoration of the Leyland Cub reached a significant stage last week when the new ramp was trial fitted, linking this restoration with the bus’…

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T&I News Update Week 40/41 2014...

T&I News Update Week 40/41 2014…

The usual thread of these updates has been slightly interrupted by a week’s holiday then a frantic week of catching up.  At least this means…

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Leyland Cub Restoration October 2014...

Leyland Cub Restoration October 2014…

The rate of progress being made on Leyland Cub 716 at Historic Vehicle Restoration continues to astonish!  Some recent views are included here to show…

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More vintage motor roller material online...

More vintage motor roller material online…

Further archive trade catalogues have been added to the blog, almost all relating to motor rollers from numerous manufacturers, with a quantity focussed on Barford…

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T&I News Update Week 39 2014...

T&I News Update Week 39 2014…

A mixture of workshop news and operations this week – with the first weekend marking our enhanced transport activity around site, something which will be…

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T&I News Update Week 38 2014...

T&I News Update Week 38 2014…

Behind the scenes there is much planning taking place in anticipation of the winter maintenance period, which as ever will see a focus on the…

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T&I News Update Week 37 2014...

T&I News Update Week 37 2014…

We’ve missed a few weeks with the regular reports, so here is a quick round up of happenings over the last few days in the…

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Leyland Cub Restoration - Remarkable progress early September...

Leyland Cub Restoration – Remarkable progress early September…

Seb Marshall and his team at Historic Vehicle Restoration are making remarkable progress on the restoration and adaptation of our ex Crosville Leyland Cub, No.716….

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Tracks to the Trenches

Tracks to the Trenches

Last weekend saw the culmination of years of work and preparation by members of the Moseley Railway Trust, with the successful and impressive ‘Tracks to…

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One that got away...

One that got away…

I’ve added this post to the blog as it reveals that we don’t always manage to achieve what we set out too!  Also, I’ve had…

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*Updated* Newcastle 114's trip to Derbyshire...

*Updated* Newcastle 114′s trip to Derbyshire…

I’ve posted elsewhere about the Electric 50 event at Crich, but thought that 114′s visit warranted its own post!  This also enables it to appear…

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Electric 50 at the National Tramway Museum...

Electric 50 at the National Tramway Museum…

This last weekend the National Tramway Museum celebrated 50 years of electric tramcar operation at Crich with a superb event over the two days, including…

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On narrow lines...

On narrow lines…

We have a narrow gauge theme to this post… Below: Andy Martin visited us during the Power from the Past event, taking some stunning wet…

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T&I News Update Week 35 2014...

T&I News Update Week 35 2014…

With a few days lieu time looming, here is this week’s report.  Crich will be Saturday’s destination, with the Tracks to the Trenches event at…

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Power from the Past 2014 - gallery now available...

Power from the Past 2014 – gallery now available…

Well, the event is now behind us but the Agricultural Festival has much more to give, and the events continue through the rest of the…

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T&I News Update Week 34 2014...

T&I News Update Week 34 2014…

Whilst the Power from the Past event was at the forefront of our minds over the weekend, other work has progressed too.  Notable amongst this…

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Power from the Past 2014

Power from the Past 2014

A short report for this post – just a glimpse of some of the exhibits you can see as part of the Power from the…

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Narrow Gauge Shunting...

Narrow Gauge Shunting…

In anticipation of the start of Power from the Past on Thursday, Matt and I have been preparing the various railways for the event.  Today…

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T&I News Update Week 33 2014...

T&I News Update Week 33 2014…

We have a mixture of news this week, looking outside at some contract work, preparations for next week’s Power from the Past and a day…

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T&I News Update Week 32 2014...

T&I News Update Week 32 2014…

A bit of a mix this week (looking back at last week), starting with a look at the original Samson’s haunts at Cornish Hush… Samson…

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T&I News Update Week 31 2014...

T&I News Update Week 31 2014…

A bit of a mixed bag of news this week, starting with a trip out… Below: On Wednesday a rare escape was made, to Scarborough…

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T&I News Update Week 30 2014 *Extra*...

T&I News Update Week 30 2014 *Extra*…

Due to tedious IT problems, the previous bulletin was rather shorter than it was suppose to be – as I have to send images to…

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Leyland Cub Restoration Part 2

Leyland Cub Restoration Part 2

Historic Vehicle Restoration are well into the dismantling of the Cub, as shown in this sequence of events, with photos kindly supplied by Seb Marshall….

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T&I News Update Week 30 2014...

T&I News Update Week 30 2014…

Well, its been a busy and slightly unusual week.  Tuesday morning saw the early starters arrive to find that vandals had paid us a visit…

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T&I News Update Week 29 2014...

T&I News Update Week 29 2014…

A shorter post for last week as there has been a detailed look at the Leyland Cub restoration in a separate post, and other works,…

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Archive transport views of Newcastle City Centre...

Archive transport views of Newcastle City Centre…

Julian is currently working through a large collection of prints that were donated some years ago.  Such is the volume of photographic material that we…

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Leyland Cub Restoration - Part 1

Leyland Cub Restoration – Part 1

Leyland Cub No.716 Here is the first in what will no doubt be a regular series featuring the restoration of Leyland Cub 716, which is…

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Threlkeld Quarry Museum railway festival July 2014...

Threlkeld Quarry Museum railway festival July 2014…

Its that time again – the annual narrow gauge steam festival at Threlkeld Quarry Museum near Keswick, being held from Friday to Sunday July 25…

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T&I News Update Week 28 2014...

T&I News Update Week 28 2014…

If sweat is any indication of hard work, we have had a very hard week this week!  I’ve reported elsewhere on No.18′s trials, so here…

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