T&I News 21 2019...

T&I News 21 2019…

It has been a very busy few weeks, so here is a roundup of what has been taking place within the transport team at the…

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T&I News 20 2019...

T&I News 20 2019…

In this post we see a number of locomotive movements that took place today, Thursday 12th September… Below: Peckett 2000, acting as shunter, draws Peckett…

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T&I News 19 2019...

T&I News 19 2019…

The cover photo above shows what a difference it makes to the site when we reach the end of the school summer holidays!  A quieter…

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T&I News 18 2019...

T&I News 18 2019…

I start with an apology – this post will feature Samson, a lot!  There has been a comment regarding the railway-heavy content on this blog. …

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T&I News 17 2019...

T&I News 17 2019…

Not too much to report this week, so instead some pretty photographs will have to do!  There is news on Dunrobin, which is never far…

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T&I News 16 2019...

T&I News 16 2019…

A short post this week – time having run away from us for a lengthier report! Bus Depot Below: David Watchman took these photos for…

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Job Opportunity...

Job Opportunity…

Readers will have noted in previous posts that we are in the process of recruiting a member of the team, following the departure of our…

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Old King Coal 2019...

Old King Coal 2019…

I thought a quick post showing some views of the Old King Coal event over the weekend might be of interest to readers… First of…

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T&I News 15 2019...

T&I News 15 2019…

There has been plenty to report on the blog lately – and this week is no different!  Anyone able to visit this coming weekend can…

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T&I News 14 2018...

T&I News 14 2018…

It’s been a busy week so far…  We have seen the return to steam of Glyder, No.18’s trip to Tanfield and the arrival of 813…

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Glyder returns to steam...

Glyder returns to steam…

Back in March 2012 the blog carried the news that Beamish would display two former Durham County Water Board two-foot gauge steam locomotives, named Ogwen…

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T&I News 13 2019...

T&I News 13 2019…

Its been a wet week at Beamish!  This hasn’t hampered any of the activities, but it has made it unpleasant at times – not least…

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T&I News 12 2019...

T&I News 12 2019…

This week we have another eclectic mixture of projects, all of which have been progressing within the Regional Heritage Engineering Centre (RHEC) or which will…

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Daimler buses together...

Daimler buses together…

This morning Rotherham 220 and Darlington 4 were posed in the Town street for photographs to be taken for future publicity material use.  This obviously…

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Seven trams in service...

Seven trams in service…

The blog recently recorded that we presently have the rather grand total of seven trams available for service!  To note this occasion, Matt Ellis and…

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T&I News 11 2019...

T&I News 11 2019…

Most of this post is focused on the operation of buses at Beamish – including the rapid construction of the new depot and workshop as…

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Great North Steam Fair 2019 - Retrospective...

Great North Steam Fair 2019 – Retrospective…

A few days on from the 2019 steam fair, here is a post with a few photographic highlights – which are a sample of what…

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Great North Steam Fair on Facebook

Great North Steam Fair on Facebook

I realise I often refer to the Museum’s Facebook page as a source of information or images at times.  But also realise that not all…

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Great North Steam Fair

Great North Steam Fair

I’m sure blog readers will be interested to see what is happening with the Great North Steam Fair this weekend – it would be fair…

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T&I News 10 2019...

T&I News 10 2019…

I start this post with a reminder that the Great North Steam Fair starts tomorrow!  Four very full days of veteran road vehicles, trams, buses,…

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T&I News 9 2019...

T&I News 9 2019…

Preparations are well underway for the forthcoming Great North Steam Fair.  Friday and Saturday last week were spent shunting the Colliery standard and narrow gauge…

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T&I News 8 2019...

T&I News 8 2019…

Apologies for the fairly lengthy gestation of this report – lots happening and a lot of work on Remaking Beamish to cover as well.  Our…

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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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