Monthly Archives: August 2012

Wagon Group Update

The countdown to the NVR Steam Gala is under way, and our first vehicle is fully complete in time for the event! Report and photos can be found at the link below: http://nvrwagons.wordpress.com/news-blog/ Advertisements

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In the works…

Work progresses on 0-4-0 diesel-hydraulic shunter “Barabel” in the new workshop, including work to repaint it into original Oxfordshire Ironstone Company maroon livery, the cab having now received primer.   The bodywork overhaul of SR brake van No.55550 also continues, … Continue reading

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Site developments update

Last week I was able to call by Wansford as I was passing, and was pleased to see that the locomotive pit in the shed yard had received its first pour of concrete. A new arrival to the railway can also … Continue reading

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Wagon Group Update

‘Medfit’ M470944 makes progress, changing colour twice! A brief report and photos can be found at the following link to the Wagon Group website: http://nvrwagons.wordpress.com/news-blog/

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SNCB 21033 photo update

In the carriage shed, Belgian No.21033 continues to make progress, being worked on by the full-time Carriage and Wagon staff. Here we can see the primer has progressed to cover all the new metal to the lower half of the … Continue reading

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Wansford Site Developments

The new ‘clean’ inspection/preparation pit continues to make progress in the yard, with the steel reinforcement and plywood shuttering being prepared for a concrete pour.   Another important construction development at Wansford is the stairway for the publically-accessible viewing gallery, … Continue reading

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Wagon Group Update

Three wagons worked on by the group in one day – a new record? Van B759852, tanker 1914, and ‘Medfit’ M470944 all see progress with their respective restorations at the following link: http://nvrwagons.wordpress.com/news-blog/

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