T&I News Week 35 2016...

T&I News Week 35 2016…

This week’s post is something of a scrapbook, covering some workshop and site works as well as last weekends Power from the Past enhanced transport…

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T&I News Supplement...

T&I News Supplement…

Here is a post to add some information on the forthcoming Power from the Past weekend (next weekend).  The dates for this have variously been…

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T&I News Week 34 2016...

T&I News Week 34 2016…

Having had a fortnight off, then a week catching up, there is quite a bit of content in this posting!  It is also worth mentioning…

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T&I News Week 26 2016...

T&I News Week 26 2016…

Two weeks have rolled by since the last posting of T&I news, the weeks seemingly passing at an ever-quickening rate!  The team are currently assisting…

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No.18's little holiday...

No.18’s little holiday…

We have found ourselves in something of a spot – with the early departure of Portbury to cover a motive power shortage at its home…

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T&I News Week 21 2016...

T&I News Week 21 2016…

We start this week’s post with news of a new arrival in the shape of a Doxford Crane Tank.  This example is Roker, and whilst…

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T&I News Week 18 2016...

T&I News Week 18 2016…

Another mixed week with news and event announcements in this post.  Its also been a week of training and travelling, which always makes things interesting! RHEC/Site Support…

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T&I News Week 16...

T&I News Week 16…

We have now moved out of the transport festival and into that bit of the season which offers something of a lull before the summer…

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Winter slumber ends...

Winter slumber ends…

Half term arrives next week, with the first day of nine days of Museum activity beginning tomorrow (Saturday).  A project called ‘Just one spark’ is…

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T&I News Week 42 2015...

T&I News Week 42 2015…

Dare I say we’ve been very busy lately?!  It seems to be a repetition that hardly need occur, but in recent weeks has been particularly…

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T&I News Week 39 2015

T&I News Week 39 2015

We have quite a mixed bag this week – I’m trying to sweep up various bits of news and occurrences in one post! One last…

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Samson's wheels finished!

Samson’s wheels finished!

Some fantastic news from Statfold Barn, with the completion of Samson’a driving wheels being unveiled. Below: These three views show the rolling chassis assembled and…

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News from the Fairground and Colliery

News from the Fairground and Colliery

Regular, visitors may have noticed the lack of steam at the Fairground this week. This has been caused by a broken stud in the fire…

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Glyder to be steamed at Beamish...

Glyder to be steamed at Beamish…

In 2012 the ‘Indiana Three’ returned to the UK.  Ex Penrhyn Quarry narrow gauge locomotives Winifred, Ogwen and Glyder returned from long exile in the…

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T&I News Week 19 2015...

T&I News Week 19 2015…

Another busy week!  With two significant new arrivals into the collection, much progress on other projects and another exciting development in the offing, the usual…

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Old King Coal come rain or shine

Old King Coal come rain or shine

Just a short addition to Paul’s last posting marking the end of the festival of Transport. Below are a few images from the weekends Old…

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Old King Coal

Old King Coal

We are ending our Great North Festival Transport with our annual Old King Coal event. This community led event celebrates the regions mining heritage and…

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T&I News Week 13 2015...

T&I News Week 13 2015…

Covering the period up to and including Saturday 4th April A shorter posting this week, in anticipation of a plethora of postings as we get…

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A day out with No.18...

A day out with No.18…

On what turned out to be the first really spring like day of 2015 (i.e. it was warm enough not to need a coat, there…

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T&I News Week 9 2014...

T&I News Week 9 2014…

Covering the period up to and including Saturday 8th March 2015  Its slightly alarming to find we are now well into March and still feel…

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T&I News week 4 2015...

T&I News week 4 2015…

Covering the period up to and including Saturday 31st 2015 Bus Restoration Below: This week we collected our second Leyland Cub, HL9621, from a location…

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More archive photos...

More archive photos…

New and interesting photographs continue to emerge from collections, online auctions and donations – here is a smattering of some of the recent material that…

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Remembering Frank Atkinson

Remembering Frank Atkinson

Since the sad news of the death of Frank Atkinson, the museum’s founding Director, we wanted to mark his contribution to the Transport and Industry…

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Looking back, looking forwards... Review of 2014, forecasts for 2015

Looking back, looking forwards… Review of 2014, forecasts for 2015

The title photo sums up much of what we try to achieve – to present to visitors a real sense of the past in tangible…

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T&I News Update - last one for 2014...

T&I News Update – last one for 2014…

Having started to number the weekly news posts, it is clear that something went awry and we are a little short on numbers – I…

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