Call for Volunteers on Barnum restoration

Do we have vacancies? Do we have need of volunteers? We do. Old and new….! This is to help us restore our Barnum no.228 which is feeling a bit naked, awaiting recladding and a host of jobs of all types. If you are a woodworker or a DIY expert here is something...

Hyper power for Victorian empty carriage working….!

When the 17-ton ML&SR was drawn out of the Engineering Shop at Ruddington on Saturday 16 September, GCRN Director Ron Whalley was in charge.  There was a classic “prototype for everything” moment as he used Steve Turner’s Class 47 no. 47492 to...