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  • Add to Calendar 2020-06-05 10:00:00 2020-06-07 17:00:00 Europe/London Taunton Model Railway Group - Open Days In conjunction with the West Somerset Railway who are holding their Diesel Gala, we will be showing our multi award winning 'Bath Green Park' and our newest layout of Bishops Lydeard. Plus, enjoy diesel hauled trains in the station immediately outside our premises operated by the West Somerset Railway! Refreshments will be available. Bishops Lydeard Station, Station Road, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton, Somerset TA4 3BX Taunton Model Railway Group FaceBook link Taunton Model Railway Group
      - Open Days - CANCELLED

  • Fri 5th - Sun 7th June 2020

  • Bishops Lydeard Station, Station Road, Bishops Lydeard, Taunton, Somerset TA4 3BX


    OPENING TIMES:  10:30 - 4:30pm
    ADMISSION:  Adults £1.50    Children £0.50   
    EVENT CANCELLED - The Organisers have advised us that unfortunately this event has had to be CANCELLED due to the current National crisis.

    In conjunction with the West Somerset Railway who are holding their Diesel Gala, we will be showing our multi award winning 'Bath Green Park' and our newest layout of Bishops Lydeard. Plus, enjoy diesel hauled trains in the station immediately outside our premises operated by the West Somerset Railway! Refreshments will be available.

    The action to be seen from our front door: Class 25, D7659 which will be making its WSR debut from its normal base at Peak Rail in Derbyshire. At the time of writing it looks likely that a Deltic will be another visiting locomotive! Follow our Facebook page for updates.
    For the home fleet the locos likely to appear will be as follows:-
    Class 14 D9526. A surviving member of the smallest sized class of Western Region diesel hydraulics this Teddy Bear had a short British Railways career before being sold into industrial use as a shunting locomotive at the now closed cement works at Westbury in Wlitshire.
    Class 35 Hymek D7018. Another WR diesel hydraulic of a class that featured regularly on the line to Minehead from 1963 to 1970.
    Class 33 Cromptons D6566 and D6575. Originally built for the Southern Region these rugged diesel electric workhorses eventually worked over most of the British Railways network for many years.

    CONTACT:  Contact Exhibition Manager by mail  
    QUICKINFO:  Wheelchair Friendly
    L:2
    Free Parking Refreshments

    List of Traders Attending :   List of Layouts Attending :
      Bath Green Park OO Scale Fine Scale. Run to A Schedule With Stock and Motive Power That Would Have Been Seen on This Iconic Route.
    Bishops Lydeard. OO Scale. Showing It As It is Today and Running Stock and Motive Power That Can be Seen Today Or Has Ever Visited the West Somerset Railway.
     
     

    HOW TO GET THERE:
    If you are Travelling by Car :   Nearest Railway Stations :
    Check here for Parking Options.   Taunton [4.47 miles]
    Bridgwater [10.19 miles]
    Tiverton Parkway [11.75 miles]

Info Last Updated : 9th March 2020
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