Further progress has been made on the first of the 56 Ton Iron Ore wagons here.
Thanks again to the very generous assistance of Stephen McGahon I’ve been able to add a new photo of 37062 to the 1980 – Closure photographs page as well as a picture of the Royal Train and one of the Railtours on the line for the Stockton to Darlington 150 celebrations in 1975 to the…
I’ve made a start constructing the first of the iron ore wagons for the layout.
Added a page for Annfield Plain.
I’ve split the photographs page in to separate decades.
Added a new page covering Stella Gill with some photographs of the signal box added courtesy of Keith Hoult.
Added a couple of photos of the full size Templot printout of the Junction section of the layout which has, for the first time, given me an appreciation of just how big the layout is going to be…
Added a page concerning the Railtours and other passenger trains that traversed the line long after it’s official closure to passenger traffic.
Added an photograph from an old postcard of Beamish Station.
Updated the Leadgate page with some pictures of the soon to be demolished bridge that takes the A692 over the old line.