We have the end plates, painted up with anti-corrosion protective, we have the measurements sorted ready for pre-drilling. The next step is to fill holes gouged out of the main steel frames before the first stage body lift is extended to ease the insertion of the new plates which will then be bolted onto the…Details
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Taken from high above in the Malmaison Hotel on the Water Front at Leith, is our stunning “photograph of the year – 2018”, at that very moment when the assembled company, led by the Lord Provost of Edinburgh, at the Eve of Armistice Service, saluted the fallen of the Great War. The 6-wheel Memorial Carriage…Details
Nunckley Hill – 12 November – Armistice 100+1 – This tour is done. This 6-wheel 130 year old hardly turned a wheel – yet managed to cross half of England and a quarter of Scotland and back, some 600 miles and more to take part in Eve of Armistice and Remembrance Sunday ceremonies in Leith…Details
Here’s a selection of photos from the truly amazing Sheffield & Leith Armistice Centenary Events with Quintinshill Memorial Carriage No.946 on display for the special Commemoration Service. Our deepest thanks to all attendees and those that made this event possible.
Saturday 10 November 2018 – On the eve of the Centenary of the Armistice of the Great War 1918 – What a highly charged day. Leith families turned out in hundreds to experience for themselves the type of carriage in which Grandfathers, great Uncles and friends had died at Quintinshill, in the worst rail disaster…Details
If you have friends in Scotland and indeed around the City of Edinburgh and you want something very unusual, have a look carefully at this event organised by The Leith Trust for Friday and Saturday next week… You can see and admire the Quintinshill Memorial Carriage – a 130-year old vehicle that will be displayed…Details
By popular demand – we hope! – next Saturday morning 27 October at the Ruddington Heritage Centre, we are having an update on the rebuild of the Barnum no.228, where we are and what’s next. We suggest that 10.00 hours to 12 noon would be ideal – on a walk-in when you can basis. Some…Details
Date: 17 October 2018 Contact: Richard Tilden Smith – firstname.lastname@example.org 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…Details