The Knotty Trust was delighted to welcome NSR 127 back to the Foxfield Railway on
August 22nd following its restoration by Stanegate Restorations. Restored in Victoria
Brown livery the coach made its public debut the following day to a appreciative
There are still a number of tasks to complete the coach. The designs for the replica
oil lighting system are maturing and coach handles have now been cast. The THIRD
decals have yet to be affixed, but the Trusteess were delighted to present a well
researched project that features workmanship of the highest standard.
NSR 61 is now at Stanegate following the award of grant aid from PRISM, the work
is scheduled to finish in December. The Trust are planning the launch of both coaches
into service next year. Thoughts are turning to the recreation of NSR period uniforms
- as one one chapter closes another one begins !