T&I News Week 45 2015...

T&I News Week 45 2015…

Anyone who as well as following the blog also follows the Museum’s other social media will not have failed to notice that Saturday the 14th…

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The Model T Programme...

The Model T Programme…

We are looking forward to a heavy and focussed workload in the RHEC over the coming years, as present projects are completed and new ones…

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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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T&I News Week 43 2015...

T&I News Week 43 2015…

The half-term has arrived and the site is busy with visitors and staff, who are also preparing for the sell-out Halloween evenings, a couple of…

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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 40 2015...

T&I News Week 40 2015…

This week we have a bit of an engineering focus for those who are interested in the minutia of some of the jobs carried out…

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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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Sheffield 264 reassembly milestone...

Sheffield 264 reassembly milestone…

After some time in pieces, 1907 built Sheffield 264 has now been reassembled into a recognisable shape once again as it enters the final stages…

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T&I News Week 38 2015...

T&I News Week 38 2015…

Well, autumn seems to have arrived – golden leaves are appearing across the Museum and we’ve been basking in warm sunshine for over a week!  Rain last week did…

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T&I News Week 36 2015...

T&I News Week 36 2015…

I’ve been off site quite a bit over the last two weeks so here is a quick summary of news for the blog, with the…

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Samson on the rails...

Samson on the rails…

With the rolling frames of Samson more or less completed, we took the opportunity today to take them down to the narrow gauge railway and…

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More Narrow Gauge news...

More Narrow Gauge news…

There has further narrow gauge activity at Beamish this week – here is a video of our riveting activity last week followed by an overview…

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Samson construction latest...

Samson construction latest…

Its been a busy week! As the other recent posts reveal, activity can come in bursts, and last week was no exception for Samson, with…

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T&I News Week 33 2015

T&I News Week 33 2015

As there are a number of other detailed reports appearing, this week’s T&I news is a shorter one. Below: The new entrance board to the…

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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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T&I News Week 32 2015...

T&I News Week 32 2015…

A slightly shorter post this week – mortgaging the available space we have available at present for storage of the blog and the rather large…

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T&I News Week 31 2015...

T&I News Week 31 2015…

There is quite a lot to catch up with this week, so her we go with the usual varied round of news from the T&I…

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T&I News Week 30 2015...

T&I News Week 30 2015…

Though the day to day demands of the summer holidays places the support teams under a great deal of pressure (not least due to the…

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Daimler Bus Replica King-pin Repairs...

Daimler Bus Replica King-pin Repairs…

The Museum’s bus fleet is formed of three vehicles at present – two very good replicas plus one accessible bus.  Of the two replicas, the…

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T&I News Week 28 2015...

T&I News Week 28 2015…

Another week has passed by, and as ever it was a busy one in the T&I department at Beamish.  I spent a few days on the…

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Steam Locomotive Restoration and Construction

Steam Locomotive Restoration and Construction

Its been some time since we had a detailed look at two of our big railway projects – the restoration of Dunrobin and the construction of…

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Days in the life No.1: RHEC Technician (Engineering)

Days in the life No.1: RHEC Technician (Engineering)

Here is the first of what will be an occasional series looking at the various members of the team and some of their activities within…

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T&I News Week 25 2015...

T&I News Week 25 2015…

Its been a very busy week, and some items will be posted separately over the coming week (if I get a chance!), so here is a quick…

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T&I News Week 24 2015...

T&I News Week 24 2015…

As we approach the longest day (Oh no!  Now they start getting shorter!), the work to develop and maintain the transport collections continues.  As we…

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Transport & Industry jobs advertised. ..

Transport & Industry jobs advertised. ..

Exciting news! We are announcing two new jobs in the Transport & Industry/Regional Heritage Engineering Centre teams. Both can be found, with full details of…

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