Potty Training

I couldn’t resist, it should be Potable Training more of which below.

For the last few years LMSCA members have helped Peak Rail at Rowsley by ‘watering up’ the various charter trains that arrive from the main line. Given that these are much longer than the normal Peak Rail rake there is much laying out . . . → Read More: Potty Training

Doubly Good News for 2018

It’s a doubly good start to 2018 for us as we have just finished the restoration of CCT E94630 which will become our upholstery workshop, plus after a bidding process, ownership of Medical Examination Car 10825 has been transferred to us from the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester.

The CCT is one of . . . → Read More: Doubly Good News for 2018

Decisions Decisions

Some decisions are really difficult, but not this one – to wish all our friends and supporters A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS, and A GREAT 2018!

Best Wishes

Dave Winter



Merry Christmas from the LMSCA

Wishing one and all a Merry christmas, and a peaceful and prosperous 2015.

Dave Winter


eBay for Charity

The LMSCA is now registered with the PayPal Giving Fund and the connected programme eBay for Charity. This enables you to donate a percentage of proceeds from your eBay sales to the LMSCA, or if you are a buyer to make a donation to us when you purchase an item or at any other time. . . . → Read More: eBay for Charity

Happy Christmas 2013

Wishing all our followers and all who are not, a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

LMS Magazine, December 1926The editor & staff send kindliest Christmas greetings to all who are readers of the L M S Magazine and to all who are not.

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The Droplight No. 26

The Winter 2012/13 (no. 26) edition of The Droplight, Newsletter of the LMSCA, has recently been posted to members.


The Chairman’s Ventilator Membership Important Gift Aid Changes Seeking Volunteers for Promotional Activity Digital Donations Website News 27001: The Fundraising Challenge AGM Report 27001 Update BG Parts Recovery 7828 Update The LMR Overhead Construction Vehicle . . . → Read More: The Droplight No. 26

Happy Christmas 2012

I would like to take the opportunity to wish all our readers and indeed rail enthusiasts everywhere (especially carriage restorers!) a Happy Christmas and a peaceful and prosperous New Year. Thanks to Pete Stanley for the image which is Christmas 1937 edition of the LMS Magazine – LMS Christmas puds for all!

Happy Christmas . . . → Read More: Happy Christmas 2012

Rowsley Carriage Shed open on 27th May

The LMSCA Carriage Shed at Rowsley will be open for visitors to see our restoration work during the visit of steam locomotive 70013 Oliver Cromwell to Peak Rail on Sunday 27th May 2012.

The LMSCA Carriage Shed at Rowsley South

Further information on the railtour can be found on , and

Please be . . . → Read More: Rowsley Carriage Shed open on 27th May

LMS Weekend at the NRM, Sep 2011

Over the weekend of 24th-25th September 2011 the National Railway Museum in York, UK, held a London, Midland & Scottish (LMS) Railway weekend. The LMS Carriage Association was invited to attend to put on an exhibition for the event. This video provides a record of the event on the Saturday showing the LMSCA exhibition . . . → Read More: LMS Weekend at the NRM, Sep 2011