Remaking Beamish: Bus Depot

Remaking Beamish: Bus Depot

One of the next elements of the Remaking Beamish programme to be commenced is a new, purpose-designed, bus depot.  The work on site has already…

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T&I News 5 2019

T&I News 5 2019

A glance through the content of this post reveals just how varied the work is, and how much is going on, carried out largely by…

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T&I News 4 2019

T&I News 4 2019

The announcement over the past few weeks of the two visiting tram cars has generated considerable excitement and interest. Whilst these announcements have been made a great…

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T&I News 3 2019

T&I News 3 2019

Here is a joint announcement between Beamish Museum and the National Tramway Museum, that will be of interest to regular visitors and tramway enthusiasts alike….

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T&I News 2 2019

T&I News 2 2019

A short post to announce the first confirmed exhibit for the Great North Steam Fair. Manchester 765 to visit Beamish Museum Beamish Museum and Heaton…

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T&I News 1 2019

T&I News 1 2019

Welcome to the blog in 2019. Here we have the annual summary of tramcar mileages as well as an update of what is going on…

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T&I News 18 2018

T&I News 18 2018

For this post we have an eclectic mix of projects from the workshops and out on site… Rowley Station Below: With the assistance of the…

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T&I News 17 2018...

T&I News 17 2018…

A mixed assortment of news this week… Vehicles Below: Following the successful installation of the refurbished engine (with new, to this bus, block), the old…

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T&I News 16 2018...

T&I News 16 2018…

This week’s post is more of an interim one as I haven’t been around the site as much during the week… Steam Operations Below: Rambler,…

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T&I News 14 2018...

T&I News 14 2018…

A good deal of news from the machine shop this week…  The Dandy coach is also progressing well, with varnishing and cosmetic detailing underway whilst…

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T&I News 13 2018...

T&I News 13 2018…

This week we see progress on vehicles and rolling stock – the high mileages of the bus and tram fleet being particularly noticeable at this…

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T&I News 12 2018...

T&I News 12 2018…

A shorter report this time – just to bring readers up to date on the items reported in post number 11… Rowley Station Below: The…

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T&I News 11 2018...

T&I News 11 2018…

More news from the RHEC in this post…  On site work continues to repaint the Colliery screens/winder house building.  The school holidays have begun too…

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T&I News 10 2018...

T&I News 10 2018…

Welcome back to the Beamish Transport Blog… As many of you will know, the original site suffered some issues recently, not least an amount of…

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T&I News 9 2018

T&I News 9 2018

This posting is largely pictorial and includes a few random galleries relating to recent events etc. RHEC Below: The Model T team have stripped the…

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T&I News 8 2018...

T&I News 8 2018…

As a change from steam fair photographs, here are a couple of news items relating to Rowley Station and its future operational developments… Dunrobin Below:…

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Great North (War) Steam Fair 2018

Great North (War) Steam Fair 2018

Unlike previous years, I’ve not had a chance to add much about the steam fair this year – so here is a small gallery of…

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Great North Steam Fair Preparations - Narrow Gauge Railway

Great North Steam Fair Preparations – Narrow Gauge Railway

With less than a week to go until the Great North (War) Steam Fair, Friday and Saturday have been spent preparing the Colliery area, largely…

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T&I News 7 2018... *UPDATED*

T&I News 7 2018… *UPDATED*

With Easter only a matter of days away now, and the forthcoming Great North Steam Fair also on the very near horizon, a huge amount…

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T&I News 6 2018...

T&I News 6 2018…

In response to a comment on a previous post, Paul mentioned that we have been looking at apprenticeships and skills succession. Some readers may have…

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T&I News 5 2018...

T&I News 5 2018…

In the last blog post I promised to update with the Narrow Gauge motive power for the GNSF, once we had confirmation on what we…

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T&I News 4 2018...

T&I News 4 2018…

It has been quite some time since a dedicated Narrow Gauge update so I thought I would do an update on the variety of work…

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T&I News 3 2018...

T&I News 3 2018…

Month 2 and post 3! I had promised more information on Dunrobin’s restoration – so here it is, along with some other snippets of news…

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T&I News 2 2018...

T&I News 2 2018…

Having promised to update the blog more frequently I find that I have failed to post more than once so far in 2018! Here we…

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T&I News 1 2018...

T&I News 1 2018…

Hello and welcome to the blog in 2018… The close of 2017 saw rather fewer posts than had been the case previously – a combination…

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