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Date: 17 October 2018 Contact: Richard Tilden Smith – gcrrollingstocktrust@live.co.uk Kate Tilley – 07814 803184   Victorian Rail “Gem” Arrives in for Edinburgh for the Armistice Ceremony MEDIA CALL – MEDIA CALL: Friday 9thNovember from 9am to 11am at the Malmaison Hotel Come, see the Victorian Memorial railway carriage now in the heart ofLeith for ‘Leith’s…

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Date: 10 October 2018 Contact: Kate Tilley 07814 803184 or Richard Tilden-Smith: gcrrollingstocktrust@live.co.uk   Victorian “Gem of a Carriage” Booked for Sheffield’sArmistice Ceremony at Victoria Station Coming to the heart of the City of Sheffield to add focus to the Armistice Commemoration on 11 November is a 130-year old recently-restored Victorian railway carriage. This is…

New Faces aid Barnum rebuild It is with great pleasure that we welcome Mike Lang (Pictured centre, black tie), a leading light in Railway Vehicle Preservation (RVP to many), together with Nick Lang and Mark Robinson into the restoration team at Ruddington, to share their enormously extensive knowledge of wooden bodied carriages in general but…

Barnum moves on again…..

After a short intermission while the sides of the carriage were reconnected, all 16 panels of profiled teak board have now been fixed, despite the springing of the body sides, now corrected.  This reveals just how big the Barnum’s interior saloons are compared with modern stock.  For the curious, the large forged steel brackets are…

Barnum brings them in…..!

The 2-day Model rail event in this amazing hot summer brought crowds to the cool main buildings at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre, Ruddington – and they came to see what was happening aboard our Barnum no.228 on display and open to all….and to the surprise of many! This annual event was a great opportunity…