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Here you will find some of the fascinating history and detail of the Barnum carriages, their design and engineering and how they set a new trend on the Great Central Railway of 1911.  John Quick talks of the features of the Barnum, while Roger Penson reveals the results of painstaking research in to how they appeared: Barnum research & history

Let us explain how our our gorgeous 6-wheeler ‘946’ made her first appearance: Victorian Rail Gem bursts from its Cocoon