The engine shed

Work continued in earnest this morning at the engine sheds of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway in the small Yorkshire village of Grosmont. The work was to prepare the steam locomotives ‘Chiru‘ and ‘Eric Treacy‘ for a short ceremony to mark the construction of a second platform at Whitby train station. This second platform willContinue reading “The engine shed”

Trains running today

For the last few months I’ve been spending time with the volunteers who maintain, repair and operate the miniature railway that runs through the Valley Gardens area of Saltburn in Cleveland. This group of dedicated volunteers spend 2 days a week, unpaid and unsupported by the local council, down in the work shed that housesContinue reading “Trains running today”