Author Archives: NVR Wagon Group

Mk1 Carriage Update

In the Carriage and Wagon workshop, BR Mk1 SK (compartment coach) No.25347 continues to progress, with paint almost completely stripped off the bodysides and metal repairs being made. Above: A typical window on the coach, showing major corrosion to an … Continue reading

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Yet another Wagon Group update…

‘Vanfit’ B761651 now has a new roof covering and the preparation of the last remaining bodyside is completed, paving the way for the topcoat to be completed soon – photos can be found on the Wagon Group website HERE.

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Another Wagon Group Update

‘Vanfit’ B761651 has been the focus of attention lately as the first component of “Express Freight” – the NVR Wagon Group’s project to recreate the 1950’s BR express van train. The latest progress report can be found on the Wagon … Continue reading

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Wagon Group Update

The latest Wagon Group update can be found HERE.

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Carriage and Wagon Update

Above: Further to earlier postings, the funds for turning the tyres on the B4 bogies for newly-restored Mk1 BSK (compartment brake) coach No.35248 were successfully raised over the summer by member’s donations. Sadly however it was not possible to complete … Continue reading

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“Industrial Workhorses” weekend

Don’t forget the tank engine gala coming up this weekend, 12th-13th September. Visiting LNWR 0-6-2T ‘Coal Tank’ No.1054, GNR Gresley ‘N2’ 0-6-2T No.1744, and Hawksworth ‘pannier’ tank No.1501, will be joining longer-term visitor No.1982 “Ring Haw” (originally based at Nassington … Continue reading

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Wagon Group Update

It’s been a little quiet on here lately, but much progress is still being made. The latest Wagon Group Update can now be found HERE.

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