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 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 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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Great North (War) Steam Fair 2018

Great North (War) Steam Fair 2018

Unlike previous years, I’ve not had a chance to add much about the steam fair this year – so here is a small gallery of…

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Great North Steam Fair Preparations - Narrow Gauge Railway

Great North Steam Fair Preparations – Narrow Gauge Railway

With less than a week to go until the Great North (War) Steam Fair, Friday and Saturday have been spent preparing the Colliery area, largely…

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T&I News 7 2018... *UPDATED*

T&I News 7 2018… *UPDATED*

With Easter only a matter of days away now, and the forthcoming Great North Steam Fair also on the very near horizon, a huge amount…

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T&I News 4 2018...

T&I News 4 2018…

It has been quite some time since a dedicated Narrow Gauge update so I thought I would do an update on the variety of work…

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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 19 2017...

T&I News 19 2017…

Welcome back!  After a few weeks break, posts are now resumed… Whilst I was enjoying a week in Wales, then at home and finally at…

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T&I News 18 2017...

T&I News 18 2017…

Paul has been enjoying a few weeks away from the office so a different author for this post. The school holidays are still in full…

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T&I News 17 2017...

T&I News 17 2017…

A shorter report this week, before a break for a couple of weeks…  Plenty going on so there should be plenty to report in the next post…

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T&I News 16 2017...

T&I News 16 2017…

More of the same this week, with a lot of progress on all fronts, as you will read below… Rowley Station  Below: Rob, one of…

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News from the Industry and Maintenance Teams

News from the Industry and Maintenance Teams

In a varied blog post, and my first for some time, I thought I would begin with a recent addition to the museum’s collection. Museum…

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T&I News 15 2017...

T&I News 15 2017…

Where are the weeks going?  I can’t believe it is late July now and the summer, so much anticipated, is now well underway (and raining!). …

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