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NVR Wagon Group Updates

Discussion in 'Heritage Rolling Stock' started by B17 61606, May 21, 2015.

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    Oops! :Shamefullyembarrased: Fixed. Mind you, if you've ever ridden at the back of an unfitted freight when the guard isn't quite on it with the handbrake, fright might be the right word...
     
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    Thanks for the updates and hope your Friday event goes well.
     
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    Well, both the freight driving experience and the museum opening went fantastically well, but today it was back to restoring wagons...

    https://nvrwagons.wordpress.com/2023/06/17/17-06-23-lets-start-a-roof/

    Here are the before and after photos - we didn't have enough time to completely finish it (final fixing, trimming and painting to do), but we stripped and replaced a van roof today...

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    A good team effort there Big Stu!
     
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    Friday saw another successful freight driving day with a Class 37 substituting for the Deltic, and then on Sunday Josh and I were only there long enough to cut all the conflation floor planks, but the others made good progress on the PalVan.

    https://nvrwagons.co.uk/2023/10/08/08-10-23-freight-course-and-a-door/

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    Finally, we are squeezing in one more event during this running season - an all day freight photo charter with Hunslet Austerity 3193 masquerading as Boston based LNER J94 68018 on Monday 30th October, £100 per person.

    https://nvr.org.uk/product.php/467/boston-bucket-bash

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    Out of traffic Austerity 75006 will also be participating in the photo charter as Boston shed mate 68070, with a bit of smoke and mirrors :)
     
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    Thoroughly enjoyed yesterday's photographic charter, and we were exceedingly lucky with the weather too given East London was getting drenched when I left home.

    The weathering on the Austerities really added something - if you didn't book, you missed something great. If you're new to charters these, I think, are a great way to start. Very relaxed and still provide excellent shots.

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    Great photos - sorry I wasn't there to enjoy the day too, but I was slumming it at the Savoy celebrating my 30th wedding anniversary!

    There are a lot of fantastic photos about on social media too. General feeling is this is one of the best photo charters we've done on the NVR for a long time :)
     

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