Update on the Mixed Traffic Gala. 14/4/16 by Matt Cambourne
We are pleased to announce that the line up for the Mixed Traffic Gala over the weekend of 10th, 11th
and 12th June has been finalised.
Warship D832 will now be working during the gala having just come back from Swanage.
That will be the last chance to ride behind it on the WSR for some time as it returns to the East
Lancashire Railway shortly after on the 14th June.
GBRF will be bringing 66757to the event named West Somerset Railway. Sadly Western D1015 is
unavailable over the weekend.
The full home based fleet will be in action including a welcome outing for Western D1010 and the Class
09 that resides at Bishops Lydeard.
Friday 10th June is an all diesel affair as usual with the weekend having a token steam diagram.
In other news... D832 has recently undertaken a successful loaded test run and will now be prepared for
its penultimate running day on the 30th April before its short visit to the Swanage Railway for their diesel
D1010 has been subject to a lot of work over the winter which resulted in a number of checks being
undertaken in the yard recently ready for a loaded test run on the 17th April provisionally.
Unfortunately several of the Wednesday dining trains advertised on this site and elsewhere have been
cancelled. The cancelled dates are 4th May, 18th May, 8th June, 22nd June and 6th July.
Five other train remain in the programme and we have updated the diary of diesel running dates on the