T&I News 21 2017...

T&I News 21 2017…

I can only apologise for the recent paucity of blog posts – their absence does not reflect a lack of things happening, rather that we…

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T&I News 20 2017...

T&I News 20 2017…

There has been a bit of an interruption to blog posts lately – the site is to be migrated to a new server and so…

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T&I News Post 13 2017...

T&I News Post 13 2017…

Normal service is resumed in this post – with the latest progress from around the workshops.  We also have No.18 back in traffic in the…

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T&I News Post 12 2017...

T&I News Post 12 2017…

This week we have a more varied collection of news snippets, as various projects progress, some new ones appear and others draw (I really hope!)…

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T&I News Post 11 2017...

T&I News Post 11 2017…

This week we look at the vehicles in and around the workshops, these being the subject of the efforts of various teams of staff and…

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2016 Review of the year

2016 Review of the year

As has become customary, here is a brief review of 2016 and some of the highlights within the Transport & Industry/Site Support team.  Needless to…

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T&I News Week 41 2016...

T&I News Week 41 2016…

Its been a while since I posted, in part this is due to all of the various projects underway but in the main because, as…

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T&I News Week 30 2016...

T&I News Week 30 2016…

The summer holidays roll on and the site remains incredibly busy, no doubt assisted by favourable weather and perhaps the recent TV appearances on the…

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Leyland Cub latest progress...

Leyland Cub latest progress…

Last week (Wednesday to be precise) our Leyland Cub was able to make its first moves under power to demonstrate the progress made in this…

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T&I News Week 12 2016...

T&I News Week 12 2016…

Another busy week has been and gone and Easter weekend presents an opportunity for progress on a number of fronts away from the distraction/temptation of…

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Leyland Cub Bus - milestone nearly reached...

Leyland Cub Bus – milestone nearly reached…

Some exciting news from Byfleet where Seb Marshall and his team at Historic Vehicle Restoration are reaching the imminent point in the restoration of Crosville…

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T&I News Week 8 2016...

T&I News Week 8 2016…

Running behind again, here is a review of the last fortnight, compiled over that period and therefore possibly a little disjointed! West Hartlepool Harbour &…

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T&I News Week 4 2016

T&I News Week 4 2016

My apologies to those who have missed the blog for the last week or so.  The completion of a manuscript for a book detailing Samson’s…

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T&I News Week 1 2016

T&I News Week 1 2016

Hello and happy new year!  It looks set to be a busy year ahead with a number of vehicles (rail and road) returning/entering service and…

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T&I News Extra December 2015...

T&I News Extra December 2015…

As a bit of a bonus, here is an additional news update for this week, to be followed by one next week then an intermission…

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T&I News Week 48 2015...

T&I News Week 48 2015…

A more diverse range of news for this report – I am struggling to keep the posts up to date with the work actually taking…

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T&I News Week 44 2015...

T&I News Week 44 2015…

The weather hasn’t been entirely kind to our last weekend of enhanced transport here at Beamish, and with Newcastle 114 as the star attraction it…

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Leyland Cub August update...

Leyland Cub August update…

After a little break in reports, here are some photographs showing the recent restoration progress on our new accessible bus, ex Crosville Leyland Cub No.716, which…

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Cub and Commercial...

Cub and Commercial…

With two of our vehicles occupying bays at Seb Marshall’s Historic Vehicle Restoration premises in Byfleet, the two projects are forging ahead with some purpose towards completion (of both) during the…

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T&I News Week 22 2015...

T&I News Week 22 2015…

Following on from Jonathan’s post showing the work undertaken more or less behind the scenes at Beamish, here is a taster of what is ongoing, off site,…

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The bus collection grows...

The bus collection grows…

Today has seen the very exciting arrival of a new addition to the transport collection at Beamish, with the arrival of ex Rotherham Corporation CVG6…

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T&I News Week 18 2015...

T&I News Week 18 2015…

With all of the events of the last month, the regular news on the blog has been somewhat interrupted. Here are some snippets of news…

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Cub on tour...

Cub on tour…

For the spring gathering (April 19th) at London Bus Museum, Brooklands, Historic Vehicle Restoration took our future accessible bus, Leyland Cub 716 (ex Crosville) along to the…

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T&I News Week 11 2015...

T&I News Week 11 2015…

Covering the period up to and including Saturday 21st March 2015 Another busy week behind us and with the weather warming up and projects on…

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T&I News Update Week 7 2015...

T&I News Update Week 7 2015…

Covering the period up to and including Saturday February 21st 2015 Site work Below: The signalbox at Rowley Station is now nearing completion, with the…

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