T&I News Week 11 2015...

T&I News Week 11 2015…

Covering the period up to and including Saturday 21st March 2015 Another busy week behind us and with the weather warming up and projects on…

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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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T&I News Week 3 2015...

T&I News Week 3 2015…

Covering the period up to and including Saturday 24th January 2015 Here is a mixed presentation of news from the team this week, covering site activities and progress…

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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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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 Week 47 2014...

T&I News Update Week 47 2014…

News on the blog has been a little short lately.  Not because nothing is happening, but because a great deal o my time has been…

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T&I News Update Week 45 2014...

T&I News Update Week 45 2014…

Last week saw progress on a number of fronts, so here are some of them in a slightly delayed report for the week… Roadmending and…

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Tramway News - November 2014...

Tramway News – November 2014…

The photo above is a taster of what our new arrival, Blackpool 284 (nee 621) might look something like once restored – casting our minds…

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T&I News Update Week 43 2014...

T&I News Update Week 43 2014…

Its been a particularly busy week, with lots happening right across the Transport & Industry operation.  Separate posts cover some of the activities in the Colliery…

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T&I News Update Week 27 2014 - much ado about bearings...

T&I News Update Week 27 2014 – much ado about bearings…

Is there such a thing as a quiet week?!  Another busy one with lots of activity, a sample of which is presented here, along 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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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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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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Foster Showman's Engines

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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Transport & industry News Update - Pre Season 2014...

Transport & industry News Update – Pre Season 2014…

Here is a smattering of news from the Transport & Industry department at Beamish.  The main focus at the moment is getting ready for the…

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Andrew Barclay 0-6-0ST 'Salmon'

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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Obituary for Tony Wickens...

Obituary for Tony Wickens…

We have been very saddened by the recent death of a stalwart of the Museum and the Beamish Tramway Group – Tony Wickens.  Tony died…

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Gateshead 52 arrives at Beamish...

Gateshead 52 arrives at Beamish…

Over 50 years ago a small four wheel tramcar departed the area in which it had worked its entire life, for a new future as…

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Christmas Tram Work (and other tramway thoughts) *updated*...

Christmas Tram Work (and other tramway thoughts) *updated*…

This is the last news report of 2013 – if anything exciting happens over the next two days I’ll add it onto this post.  There…

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Sheffield 264 - a potted history...

Sheffield 264 – a potted history…

With the rebuild of Sheffield tram No.264 gathering momentum, and therefore its appearance on the blog becoming more regular, I thought a brief overview of…

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