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MENDIP LOCAL

Monday, 27th March 2017

WEST SOMERSET RAILWAY

This charter sees an opportunity to recreate a classic S&D local train of the early 1950’s with the genuine S&D based 4F No. 44422 on three red/cream coaches so typical of Bath to Templecombe and Bournemouth locals of the period.

The charter will commence at Bishops Lydeard at 08.00hrs and run between there and Williton throughout the day with a lunch break/crew change/water back at Bishops Lydeard. The day will finish around 17.30hrs.

I intend to have the loco train heading north for our photos and to use a number of unusual downhill locations for run-pasts that are not possible with “steam on” on service trains.

Parking is available at Bishops Lydeard and there is also plenty of accommodation available in both Bishops Lydeard itself and Taunton which is just 4 miles away with 3 Premier Inns and a Travelodge available.