A roundup of online restoration news from the world of carriage preservation.
Welcome to the (slightly late) 2nd edition of this quarterly summary of carriage and wagon restoration news. Thank you to those who contacted me from the first edition. If I have missed any groups out please do let me know, either by leaving a comment below or email website [at] lmsca.org.uk
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Isle of Wight Steam Railway — Carriage & Wagon News – April 2013 — LBSCR 8-Compartment Third 2403, SECR 4-compartment Brake Third 4149, LBSCR 3-compartment brake third 4115, LBSCR Car truck 60579, LBSCR 10 ton goods van 3713, other news including the Changing Trains building.
NSR Rolling Stock Restoration Trust — NSR 127 — News update May 2013
RVP — News — Shed project.
Scottish Railway Preservation Society — Rebuilding Gresley TK 10021 – Chapter 6
Severn Valley Railway Charitable Trust — Restoration news — BR 4509, LMS Stove R 2886.
West Somerset Railway — Autocoach 169 news.
And finally, something from the world of records preservation, a few (LMS themed) gems from the NRM —
- Diagrams, deers and decor: lighting represented in railway engineering archives
- A spittoon fit for a royal saloon
- ‘Slick Silent Switches’: fittings and flourishes from the Wolverton Works
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