Lifting the body onto the chassis

Here the autocar body is taken to Priors’s Lane P’way depot on the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway for lifting onto the autocar chassis.  Video recording and editing by Martin Sunderland.

Autocar’s first test runs

On the 17th March the NER 1903 autocar had a morning’s test running on the Great Central Railway. This followed earlier runs in the GCR’s Loughborough shed and a run within station limits at Loughborough a week earlier. The engineering team were pleased with the test,...

Video: Autocar moves under its own power

The autocar moves under its own power. Filmed in the GCR’s shed, this is one of the first tests of the engineering and a major milestone in our restoration of this pioneering vehicle.

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