T&I News Update Week 26 2014...

T&I News Update Week 26 2014…

Its been another of those weeks which starts with Monday and seems to reach Friday without any sense of the passage of time in between,…

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T&I News Update Week 25 2014...

T&I News Update Week 25 2014…

As we rapidly approach the mid-year point, here are some photographs of just two of the activities we in the T&I team have been busy…

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T&I News Extra Week 24 2014...

T&I News Extra Week 24 2014…

It seems that we are busier than ever at the moment and it is hard to remember everything we have going on in the T&I…

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T&I News Update Week Week 24 2014...

T&I News Update Week Week 24 2014…

We are nearly halfway through the year now, and I have adopted a week number for the blog heading to differentiate general news from feature…

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T&I News update mid June 2014...

T&I News update mid June 2014…

A slightly different weekly report, just to ring the changes on endless workshop views that otherwise rather dominate the blog! You can also find new…

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This week's T&I News update...

This week’s T&I News update…

The weeks seem to pass faster and faster, this week being no exception and it is hard to believe it is Friday once again, with…

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T&I News update early June 2014...

T&I News update early June 2014…

There is lots to report on this week, both activity on site as well as coming up away from the Museum, plus a glance over…

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RHEC and Roll (er)...

RHEC and Roll (er)…

With all of the news about the future developments to the forefront of our minds, here is a look around at the projects that continue…

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An important announcement...

An important announcement…

Followers of this blog will know that for some time we have been developing our forward plan, looking at such areas as developing the Georgian…

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RHEC News Update...

RHEC News Update…

Another snapshot into life in the RHEC on a typical Friday…!!!  I will look at developments on R025 as part of the next ‘Rolling Restorations’…

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Transport & Industry: Updates from the RHEC and the site...

Transport & Industry: Updates from the RHEC and the site…

Here is a miscellany of bits and pieces that I haven’t fitted into some of the other recent posts here… RHEC Below: We haven’t mentioned…

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Samson Developments Mid May 2014 (including first test of engine unit!)...

Samson Developments Mid May 2014 (including first test of engine unit!)…

It has been a few weeks since I reported on Samson’s progress, so here is a synopsis of recent, exciting, progress… Below: The drain cocks…

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RHEC and T&I Update Mid May 2014...

RHEC and T&I Update Mid May 2014…

As usual, here is the usual round-up of news from the Transport side of things around the Museum.  More to follow next week… Below: Some…

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Samson - late spring progress...

Samson – late spring progress…

After a little break in the reports on Samson’s rapid construction, which in no way indicates an absence of progress (!), here is an update…

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General T&I News Update...

General T&I News Update…

The post-event glow has now faded almost to the point of evaporation as we set about getting ready for the high-season, with numerous things that…

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General T&I news from the RHEC...

General T&I news from the RHEC…

With so much going on out on site, with the Festival of Transport dominating, I haven’t reported much on our other activities.  We have had…

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A hectic run into the new season...

A hectic run into the new season…

Today our summer season began, it was also the first day of the Great North Festival of Transport (featuring the community led ‘Old King Coal’…

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Samson - one year on and great leaps in progress being made!

Samson – one year on and great leaps in progress being made!

Samson’s progress this week has echoed the manic quest to get ready for the new season occurring all around it, with a major step being…

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T&I News Update - 12th March 2014...

T&I News Update – 12th March 2014…

Lots to report today – with the big event and start of the season bearing down upon us a great deal of work is being…

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Samson Progress - March 7th 2014...

Samson Progress – March 7th 2014…

It has been a few weeks since we last looked in on progress on Samson, but this doesn’t mean that there hasn’t been a great…

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More T&I Activity around Beamish *Updated*...

More T&I Activity around Beamish *Updated*…

In this post we will have a look around the site, and RHEC, at some of the other projects taking place that haven’t been looked…

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No.18 'Lewin' Miscellany...

No.18 ‘Lewin’ Miscellany…

A lot has been reported on the blog re the restoration of No.18.  Like all projects, there always seems to be bits and pieces that…

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Transport & Industry News Mid February 2014...

Transport & Industry News Mid February 2014…

After a few days leave here is the latest T&I news from Beamish.  You may also notice some subtle changes to the Blog, part of…

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In and around the RHEC...

In and around the RHEC…

Work on all fronts continues at a startling rate – how did we cope without the facilities we now have?!  I’ve already sketched out the…

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General RHEC News update...

General RHEC News update…

The winter season brings with it the benefit (from a maintenance point of view) of the Museum being closed on Monday’s and Fridays. This enables…

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