Official Launch of LMS 7828

On 29th March 2016, LMS Period 1 Third Open, 7828, was officially launched into service. Owned by the National Railway Museum and restored by the LMS Carriage Association, the carriage will now form part of Peak Rail’s service train.

This video covers the event, including the speeches that were given as well as views from . . . → Read More: Official Launch of LMS 7828

Carriage Preservation Roundup: Q3 2013

A roundup of online restoration news from the world of carriage preservation.

Welcome to the 3rd edition of this quarterly summary of carriage and wagon restoration news. Thank you to those who contacted me from the 1st and 2nd editions. If I have missed any groups out or if you have any information to add . . . → Read More: Carriage Preservation Roundup: Q3 2013

Carriage Preservation Roundup: Q2 2013

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 . . . → Read More: Carriage Preservation Roundup: Q2 2013

Carriage Preservation Roundup: Q1 2013

A roundup of online restoration news from the world of carriage preservation.

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Bluebell Railway — Carriage & wagon works news — GWR 87782 open wagon.

Gwili Vintage Carriage Group — 26 Mar — Taff Vale No 28 Project.

Isle of Wight Steam Railway — Carriage & Wagon News January 2013 . . . → Read More: Carriage Preservation Roundup: Q1 2013

13th Carriage Restorers’ Convention

October 2012 saw the return of the Bluebell Railway Carriage & Wagon department as host to the 13th Carriage Restorers’ Convention. This has become an annual event where rolling stock groups and owners from Heritage Railways across the country congregate to share skills and ideas, and to partake in the ever important networking and catching . . . → Read More: 13th Carriage Restorers’ Convention