Barnum bogie – First rolls out and money rolls in…..!

Latest news from the Heavy Overhaul workshop of Nemesis Rail at Burton on Trent is that the first of the two bogies being worked on there by our generous Sponsor has had its frames back on its wheels and the match=-funding has now exceeded £12,500 at the halfway...

That Barnum bogie corrosion…

One of the bogies of Barnum no.228 is in much more corroded state than the other, reports Mike Lang, RST Trustee and Project Manager. That has been the assessment made at the repair shop of Nemesis Rail at Burton on Trent where shortage of resources has resulted in...

Quintinshill disaster repeat on TV….

On the two evenings ahead of the Anniversary of the 1915 Quintinshill catastrophe on 22 May, Neil Oliver again presents his investigation into this Britain’s  worst ever rail disaster. BBC 2 is showing in Scotland on Wednesday 20th and Channel 4 on Thursday...

RST – Buffing capability restored

“When you start dismantling an old carriage – especially as old as these Barnums – you never know quite what you will find!” Says Mike Lang, Project leader of the Barnum no.228 rebuild at Ruddington. Classic examples are the reveal of the state of the bogies...