Carriage and Wagon
Brief Job Role: Here at carriage and wagon we work tirelessly to provide the superb set of coaches we own and are always looking to improve, repair and maintain. Maintenance jobs can be repairing/replacing windows in the carriages or greasing door locks, hinges and mechanisms. In a bid to keep the 1950's ambience we maintain a mixture of Mark 1 & 2 coaches which where designed and built by British Railways. With there ages comes a ever growing challenge to keep these ageing coaches in a fit and safe manner.
Project Past and Present: Converting coaches for the benefit of all such as making a Brake Second Compartment (BSK) more wheel chair accessible. We also converting a First Compartment (FK) which was known as "the wreck" into a First Open (FO) which has since been turned into "Diana" our first class Dining Coach.
In 2016 the team turned there attack to a new project completely. This was a War Flat originally designed for moving tanks up and down the country during World War 2. In a few short weeks the wagon was mechanically overhauled, painted and tested before it starred at our War in the Valley Event in 2016.