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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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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T&I News Post 10 2017...

T&I News Post 10 2017…

There has been a bit of a quiet spell on the blog lately – partly as not too much ‘new’ news occurred to report and…

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Tramcar Mileages 2016...

Tramcar Mileages 2016…

In lieu of a news roundup from last week (as I didn’t get a chance to take any photographs!), here is something much more interesting! …

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A new tram heading for Beamish...

A new tram heading for Beamish…

Some news that I am sure will be of interest to readers of the blog… It is a joint press release and you can also find…

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Tramway Letter Boxes

Tramway Letter Boxes

We recently received the donation of a tramcar letterbox, originating from Newcastle and once attached to a tramcar as a means of supplementing the postal…

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Sheffield 264's first day in service...

Sheffield 264′s first day in service…

After over a decade out of passenger use, Sheffield 264 has returned to passenger service following the completion of its overhaul and stunning repaint. The…

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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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T&I News Week 11 2016...

T&I News Week 11 2016…

This week presents another mixed-bag of news from around the site, as carried out by the Transport & Industry/Site Support teams.  A little bit of…

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Marton Box 31 and Standard 147 to swap places for 2016...

Marton Box 31 and Standard 147 to swap places for 2016…

Some exciting news for tram enthusiasts and Beamish visitors alike: Marton Box 31 and Standard 147 to swap places for 2016! Photos above courtesy of…

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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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264's testing continues...

264′s testing continues…

The extensive testing of Sheffield 264 continues, the aim being to carry out all remedial work before the tram re-enters Road 1 for completion of…

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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 49 2015...

T&I News Week 49 2015…

There is something of a narrow gauge theme this week, and a focus on work within the warmth of the RHEC (Regional Heritage Engineering Centre). …

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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 46 2015...

T&I News Week 46 2015…

This week we have something of a road vehicle theme, as we look at a number of projects currently underway at Beamish or on our…

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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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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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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 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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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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T&I News Week 20 2015...

T&I News Week 20 2015…

There will be a number of separate posts over the next week or so covering some news from the transport side of things at Beamish,…

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T&I News Week 12 2015...

T&I News Week 12 2015…

Covering the period up to and including Saturday 28th March 2014  This week we have a fairly full posting, reflecting lot of work in the…

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