T&I News 5 2020...

T&I News 5 2020…

Unbelievably, another February half-term is nearly over and we are enjoyed a fairly busy week at the museum, having largely escaped recent storms (other than…

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T&I News 2 2020...

T&I News 2 2020…

Here is the annual summary of tramcar mileages, which are a popular feature on the blog. The tramway has seen another busy season with 25,250…

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Beamish Transport Online - Review of 2019...

Beamish Transport Online – Review of 2019…

As has become something of a tradition, here is a review of the last 12 months (which make up a year that has absolutely flown…

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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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Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum 2019...

Threlkeld Quarry and Mining Museum 2019…

The annual gala weekend on the narrow gauge (two-foot) railway at Threlkeld Quarry near Keswick in Cumbria has been reported on several times on the…

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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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