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Canopy purlins now in place – digging the holes is next!

Since the arrival of the timber for the canopy there has been a big push during the last month to cut to shape, paint and fix the purlins to the canopy temporarily. The trial fitting of components has now been completed and so attention will now turn to the production of the upright posts.

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E4996 enters service!

Our ‘NEW’ MK1 Tourist Second Open, E4996 has now been out shopped from our Carriage and Wagon department in British Railways maroon and marshalled into one of the Santa Special train sets.

The carriage will carry its first passengers this weekend on the first of our Santa Special trains. We are sure our visitors will appreciate the new seats and the shine of the new coach as much as we will.

The restoration of this coach has been made possible with donations received for our Coaches for the Future appeal and so we are extremely grateful for your support so far.



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