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Wagon Group Update

Lots of exciting progress is being made by the Wagon Group, with the end of two active restorations now in sight – the latest photo report can be found HERE. Advertisements

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March Update

A couple of photos of recent progress at Wansford…   Above: In the carriage workshop, BR Mk1 SK No.25347 has received a primer coat over the myriad of metal repairs, and work has been ongoing to replace the internal wooden … Continue reading

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Wagon Group website updates

With the “Express Freight” project to restore the NVR van train now physically under way, the Wagon Group website has had a minor overhaul. An introduction to “Express Freight” can now be found here, and the ‘Image Gallery‘ pages have … Continue reading

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Carriage and Wagon Update

BR Mk1 SK No.25347 in the carriage workshop has now begun to see the first coats of paint applied to the fully repaired bodysides. I understand that the intended livery is to be BR lined maroon, to join the TSO … Continue reading

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BR Mk1 SK No.25347

The metalwork repair phase to BR Mk1 SK (compartment corridor coach) No.25347 is drawing to a close as this photo update illustrates:   Above: The areas of welded repair have received a skim of filler as required, ready for painting. … Continue reading

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Surprise! Another Mk1 Update

I haven’t been to the railway for a while, so it’s been a bit quiet on here lately. At the moment I seem to be alternating between Wagon Group and Mk1 carriage updates, so seeing as the last posting was … Continue reading

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Wagon Group Update

The bodywork overhaul of ‘Vanfit’ B761651 is now complete, and James Bond “Octopussy” film star CCT No.37071 is shunted into its final location; a photo report can be found on the Wagon Group website HERE.

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