Thursday July 4th 2019 Once again – it’s time to update you on what has been happening in the last month so here goes! This will be complemented by an update at our meeting on Thursday night from our HAZ manager, Richie Starrs, and we are extremely grateful for the energy and commitment he is […]
Welcome once again to the chair’s report – incorporating the vice-chair’s report. Another busy month has passed and there is, as usual, a good deal to tell you about. The chair and vice-chair attended the Rail Heritage Board meeting at the start of May and afterwards attended a short ‘catch up’ meeting with Linda Tuttiett […]
Chair’s Report (Incorporating the Vice-Chair’s Report) Friends of the Stockton & Darlington Railway May 2nd 2019 My apologies to all concerned that this report is so late being circulated to you. I wanted to wait until yesterday’s Rail Heritage Board had taken place in case there was anything of importance to report. I am delighted […]
CHAIR’S REPORT (Incorporating the Vice-Chair’s Report) FRIENDS OF THE STOCKTON & DARLINGTON RAILWAY APRIL 4 2019 Welcome once again to the monthly meeting of the Friends – I really cannot believe how fast the months are flying by. It is time for the Globe, our journal, to be published so thanks once again to everyone […]
CHAIR’S REPORT MARCH 7TH 2019 FRIENDS OF THE STOCKTON & DARLINGTON RAILWAYVERSION TWO First of all, can I say a very big ‘thank you’ to everyone who assisted with or attended the workshop in West Auckland to debate the future of the Gaunless Bridge on Friday 1st March. This was the first consultation event organised […]
Volunteers from across County Durham came together to take part in Durham County Council’s Big Spring Clean which last Thursday set it’s sights on the section of the Stockton & Darlington Railway between Shildon and Newton Aycliffe.
Lord Derek Foster, a Tribute from the Chair “As many of you may already have seen in the press, our distinguished patron and President, Lord Derek Foster has passed away at the age of 81, as a result of cancer. I am deeply saddened as during my first years living in County Durham he was […]
A little piece of our railway history was restored and returned to its rightful place on 27 September 2018 when the 1925 plaque celebrating 100 years of railways (and the S&DR in particular) was reinstalled on the building at St John’s Crossing, Stockton-on-Tees.