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 a comment below or email website [at]

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Bluebell Railway Carriage & wagon works newsGWR 87782 open wagon (May 2013).

Isle of Wight Steam RailwayCarriage & 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.

LMSCA — LMS 7828 Vestibule Third — Ceiling, Ceiling Beading, Ceiling and Torpedo Ventilators, 7828 Gets Heavier.

LMSCA — LMS 27162 — 6th May, 20th May, 10th June.

LNERCA — 1623 — 7th April, 11th April, 27th May, 12th June, 25th June.

NSR Rolling Stock Restoration Trust — NSR 127 — News update May 2013

RVPNews — Shed project.

Scottish Railway Preservation SocietyRebuilding Gresley TK 10021 – Chapter 6

Severn Valley Railway Charitable TrustRestoration news — BR 4509, LMS Stove R 2886.

West Somerset RailwayAutocoach 169 news.

And finally, something from the world of records preservation, a few (LMS themed) gems from the NRM —

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