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Restoration of LMS period I,II,& III Carriages at Rowsley (Peak Rail) & Wirksworth (Ecclesbourne Valley Railway)
Restoration of LMS period I,II,& III Carriages at Rowsley (Peak Rail) & Wirksworth (Ecclesbourne Valley Railway)

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We continue our series of 94630 updates with a guest post from Samuel, who is volunteering with the LMSCA to contribute to his achievements as part of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. Hello. My name is Samuel, and I’m 15 years old. I am taking part in the…

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After the hubbub and excitement of the launch of 7828, thoughts may naturally veer towards launching into the next major project, but having the carriage shed at Rowsley vacant also offers the opportunity for some other valuable smaller projects. In the…

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On 29th March 2016, LMS Period 1 Third Open, 7828, was officially launched into service. Owned by the National Railway Museum and restored by the LMS Carriage Association, the carriage will now form part of Peak Rail’s service train. This video covers the…

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Following completion of the restoration work on LMS Period 1 Third Open, 7828, a period of running in was undertaken through the early part of March. This included the first run of an LMS carriage into Matlock station for the first time in probably over…

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7828 rides again. See a test run which includes the first arrival of an LMS carriage in to Matlock station in well over 50 years. Enjoy. :)

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On loan from the National Railway Museum since 2003, this LMS carriage, 7828, has been restored by a dedicated group of volunteers. The carriage was built in 1925 at Derby’s Carriage and Wagon Works on Litchurch Lane. With restoration completed in its…

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On loan from the National Railway Museum since 2003, this LMS carriage, 7828, has been restored by a dedicated group of LMSCA volunteers. The carriage was built in 1925 at Derby’s Carriage and Wagon Works on Litchurch Lane. With restoration completed in…

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The week commencing Monday 15th February saw a long held ambition of mine realised – to ride in an LMS coach on part of the old Midland main line. After many years of restoration by LMSCA members, the National Railway Museum’s 1925 Derby built LMS Third…
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