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Background imageEngines Collection: This five ton scale model of the Flying Scotsman, on 4th June 1976

This five ton scale model of the Flying Scotsman, on 4th June 1976, belonging to Bill Stewart will be put through its paces at Whorlton Lido, near Barnard Castle

Background imageEngines Collection: The men who built the new Ravenglass and Eskdale locomotive, the Northern Rock

The men who built the new Ravenglass and Eskdale locomotive, the Northern Rock. Left to right, Ian Smith, David Clay and Ian Page on 26th May 1976

Background imageEngines Collection: Mini Grand Prix: White City Stadium: Graham Hill. March 1975

Mini Grand Prix: White City Stadium: Graham Hill. March 1975

Background imageEngines Collection: A steam locomotive belonging to the Tanfield Railway Company steams along the Museums

A steam locomotive belonging to the Tanfield Railway Company steams along the Museums line in Stanley, County Durham on 7th April 1988

Background imageEngines Collection: Engine No. 5305 the Black Five crosses the River Tyne on 14th March 1987 on its way North

Engine No. 5305 the Black Five crosses the River Tyne on 14th March 1987 on its way North
Engine No.5305 the Black Five crosses the River Tyne on 14th March 1987 on its way North to Scotland

Background imageEngines Collection: Mini Grand Prix: White City Stadium: Graham Hill sorting out a few performance problems

Mini Grand Prix: White City Stadium: Graham Hill sorting out a few performance problems. March 1975 75-01610-008

Background imageEngines Collection: Mini Grand Prix: White City Stadium: Graham Hill. March 1975 75-01610

Mini Grand Prix: White City Stadium: Graham Hill. March 1975 75-01610

Background imageEngines Collection: The inside of a crowded 2nd class carriage on a new Intercity 225 electric train on 7th

The inside of a crowded 2nd class carriage on a new Intercity 225 electric train on 7th August 1991

Background imageEngines Collection: Clearing snow off railway lines at Hartington, Derbyshire Peak District, England

Clearing snow off railway lines at Hartington, Derbyshire Peak District, England, during the harsh winter of 1947, using the recently developed Jet Engine

Background imageEngines Collection: Rolls Royce and Railway staff, carrying out trials with a jet engine to clear snow off

Rolls Royce and Railway staff, carrying out trials with a jet engine to clear snow off railway lines, Derbyshire Peak District, England, during the harsh winter of 1947

Background imageEngines Collection: The Deltic Alycidon, D9009 (55 009), Class 55, purchased by the Deltic Preservation

The Deltic Alycidon, D9009 (55 009), Class 55, purchased by the Deltic Preservation Society, leaves ICI Wilton. Pictured at Nunthorpe on route to Grosmont, in the centre of two Class 37 engines

Background imageEngines Collection: The Blue Peter Steam Train, an A2 No. 60532 Locomotive designed by Arthur H Peppercorn of

The Blue Peter Steam Train, an A2 No. 60532 Locomotive designed by Arthur H Peppercorn of the LNER, pictured at Middlesbrough Railway Station, 23rd November 1996

Background imageEngines Collection: The first Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet arrived at Heathrow Airport, three hours late

The first Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet arrived at Heathrow Airport, three hours late. It had been delayed in New York where the one of the fan jet engines had been giving trouble and had to be changed

Background imageEngines Collection: Children from St Peters Special School, Newcastle take a ride on a model steam

Children from St Peters Special School, Newcastle take a ride on a model steam locomotive at Haswell Lodge, County Durham on 7th September 1972

Background imageEngines Collection: Dalegarth Station - the end of the line - driver George Staniforth checks the locomotive

Dalegarth Station - the end of the line - driver George Staniforth checks the locomotive River Irt under the shadow of the snowclad lakeland crags on 29th March 1972

Background imageEngines Collection: Mr Joe Thompson (left) and Mr Tom Tate, owner of the miniature railway at Haswell Lodge

Mr Joe Thompson (left) and Mr Tom Tate, owner of the miniature railway at Haswell Lodge, Haswell, County Durham, with one of the engines on 15th August 1971

Background imageEngines Collection: The Silver Jubilee train at the official opening of Cumbra

The Silver Jubilee train at the official opening of Cumbras narrow gauge Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway on 29th May 1977

Background imageEngines Collection: Britains first Hovertrain leaving the Vickers factory at South Marson, near Swindon

Britains first Hovertrain leaving the Vickers factory at South Marson, near Swindon, Wiltshire, on 3rd August, 1971, en route tot he experimental test track at Earith, Hunts

Background imageEngines Collection: An Intercity 225 electric train crossing the King George Bridge over the River Tyne

An Intercity 225 electric train crossing the King George Bridge over the River Tyne on the East Coast main line on 3rd June 1995

Background imageEngines Collection: The first electric Intercity 225 passenger train arrives at Newcastle Central Station

The first electric Intercity 225 passenger train arrives at Newcastle Central Station on 10th June 1991

Background imageEngines Collection: The driver of the Intercity 225 electric train inside his cab on 10th June 1991

The driver of the Intercity 225 electric train inside his cab on 10th June 1991

Background imageEngines Collection: Ian Storey inside Engine No. 44767 the George Stephenson on 2nd November 1994

Ian Storey inside Engine No. 44767 the George Stephenson on 2nd November 1994
Ian Storey inside Engine No.44767 the George Stephenson on 2nd November 1994, a Black Five locomotion which Ian has lovingly restored

Background imageEngines Collection: Engine No. 4498 the Sir Nigel Gresley gets a last minute shine from four year old Roger

Engine No. 4498 the Sir Nigel Gresley gets a last minute shine from four year old Roger
Engine No.4498 the Sir Nigel Gresley gets a last minute shine from four year old Roger Clasper, who is helped by his father, Norman on 7th September 1975

Background imageEngines Collection: Tanfield station master Bill Hampson, a Newcastle engineer

Tanfield station master Bill Hampson, a Newcastle engineer, sets off the first engine of the Easter weekend on 19th April 1987

Background imageEngines Collection: Mike Forrester and Malcolm Bunting on a ACC5 Pecket engine built in 1939 called Ashington

Mike Forrester and Malcolm Bunting on a ACC5 Pecket engine built in 1939 called Ashington No.5 on 24th March 1994

Background imageEngines Collection: Driver Bill Barker gets ready to give pit engine No. 2274 a send off on its journey to

Driver Bill Barker gets ready to give pit engine No. 2274 a send off on its journey to
Driver Bill Barker gets ready to give pit engine No.2274 a send off on its journey to the Bowes Railway at Springwell on 18th June 1976. The engine has been in service at St

Background imageEngines Collection: Volunteer Rosemary Smith welcomes the Deltic diesel locomotive to the Stephenson Rail

Volunteer Rosemary Smith welcomes the Deltic diesel locomotive to the Stephenson Rail Museum, North Shields on 27th April 1994

Background imageEngines Collection: Sara Brooks, Alison Brooks and Ann Tuck are helping out at an open day at Tanfield

Sara Brooks, Alison Brooks and Ann Tuck are helping out at an open day at Tanfield Railway on 7th April 1980

Background imageEngines Collection: Les Ferguson from the Stephenson Railway Museum, Silverlink, North Shields

Les Ferguson from the Stephenson Railway Museum, Silverlink, North Shields, with their lates aquisition Engine No.1313 a Swedish B Class 4-6-0 tender engine on 7th July 1995

Background imageEngines Collection: Laura Milson, 3, of Whitley Bay, thanks the engine driver

Laura Milson, 3, of Whitley Bay, thanks the engine driver, Ken Hedley at the North Tyneside Stephenson Railway Museum, after riding on the Teddy Bear Special on 29th August 1998

Background imageEngines Collection: The final touches being made to a steam engine before the public arrive at Marley Hill

The final touches being made to a steam engine before the public arrive at Marley Hill Colliery Sheds on 28th May 1973

Background imageEngines Collection: Tanfield Railway carriage foreman Mel Deighton working on the 50 year old LNER Ballast

Tanfield Railway carriage foreman Mel Deighton working on the 50 year old LNER Ballast Brake which was converted to a passenger carriage

Background imageEngines Collection: The North Tyneside steam locomotive ready for a Thomas the Tank Engine day on 24th August

The North Tyneside steam locomotive ready for a Thomas the Tank Engine day on 24th August 1994

Background imageEngines Collection: Holding a firemans shovel, the Mayor, Coun. Frank Mavin

Holding a firemans shovel, the Mayor, Coun. Frank Mavin, celebrates the Stephenson Railway Museum launch with train driver Richard Swales on 2nd May 1987

Background imageEngines Collection: British Rail driver Ken Hedley from Blyth, on 23rd April 1973

British Rail driver Ken Hedley from Blyth, on 23rd April 1973, drives diesel trains every day of the week and escapes to the North Yorkshire Railway at Grosmont to drive steam locomotives at weekends

Background imageEngines Collection: Andrew Robertson, aged three, from Hartlepool, meets John Lovett

Andrew Robertson, aged three, from Hartlepool, meets John Lovett, the driver of the locomotive Green Arrow at Newcastle Central Station on 21st July 1986 before its anniversary run to Carlisle

Background imageEngines Collection: A new luxury train began today on 17th June 1957, on the London Midland region giving

A new luxury train began today on 17th June 1957, on the London Midland region giving the fastest service between Euston and Glasgow since 1939

Background imageEngines Collection: World War Two. These four women of the WaF, the Womens Auxiliary Air Force

World War Two. These four women of the WaF, the Womens Auxiliary Air Force, are working on the Rolls Royce engine of the Hurricane. women mechanics July 1942

Background imageEngines Collection: Trainspotting became a mania for the nations young males in the 1950s

Trainspotting became a mania for the nations young males in the 1950s. Heads bowed in obeisance to their obsession, a gaggle stand at London Waterloo, in August 1952

Background imageEngines Collection: Prototype InterCity 125 diesel powered passenger train at Darlington Train Station

Prototype InterCity 125 diesel powered passenger train at Darlington Train Station, Circa 1973

Background imageEngines Collection: Rolls Royce, Ansty engineering works. Coventry. March 1987

Rolls Royce, Ansty engineering works. Coventry. March 1987. The plant has reached a milestone in the development of a new generation of new, more powerful, marine engines

Background imageEngines Collection: HS 4000 Kestrel diesel locomotive built by Hawker Siddleley

HS 4000 Kestrel diesel locomotive built by Hawker Siddleley, pictured at Newcastle Central Station, Newcastle, North East England, 23rd October 1969

Background imageEngines Collection: Views. Thornby Rail Depot. 31st March 1995. Feature, Graystone White & Sparrow

Views. Thornby Rail Depot. 31st March 1995. Feature, Graystone White & Sparrow, Crane Hire Company. Managing Director, David Barrass, takes a ride in a basket, 140 foot above depot, Stockton

Background imageEngines Collection: Stockton Railway Station, 1st December 1994. Watching the trains to go by, Joan Taylor

Stockton Railway Station, 1st December 1994. Watching the trains to go by, Joan Taylor, one of the residents in the Stockton Railway Station Housing Association Flats

Background imageEngines Collection: Clare Johnson (r) and Louise Granger, aged 12, pupils at Kings Cross Manor School, Acklam

Clare Johnson (r) and Louise Granger, aged 12, pupils at Kings Cross Manor School, Acklam, who received a trophy on behalf of the school for work they are doing to clean up the Thornby Marshalling

Background imageEngines Collection: Photo-call to promote new service on Grosmont line. Two 1960s Deltic Locomotives

Photo-call to promote new service on Grosmont line. Two 1960s Deltic Locomotives, purchased by the Deltic Preservation Society, will start running this weekend

Background imageEngines Collection: Crowds gathered to see The Flying Scotsman leave Stockton Station

Crowds gathered to see The Flying Scotsman leave Stockton Station, on a last run over the Forth Bridge, 25th August 1968. The LNER Class A3 Pacific steam locomotive No

Background imageEngines Collection: Traction supervisors Ian Harris and Tom Armstrong, with a restored 1961 Locomotive

Traction supervisors Ian Harris and Tom Armstrong, with a restored 1961 Locomotive, which will be named by the Mayor of Stockton on sunday, pictured at the Thornby depot open charity day



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