T&I News 21 2021...

T&I News 21 2021…

We’re back to looking at some of the engineering taking place behind the scenes this week, starting with the fabrication shop and moving onto the…

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T&I News 17 2021...

T&I News 17 2021…

The weeks are becoming busier as the teams get into their stride with the backlog of maintenance jobs accrued over the last year or so. …

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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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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 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 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 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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T&I News 21 2017...

T&I News 21 2017…

I can only apologise for the recent paucity of blog posts – their absence does not reflect a lack of things happening, rather that we…

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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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