Daily Archives: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

  • DIESELGEN 01-Dec-20

    D6575 positioned over the pit at Westridge Shed, Bishops Lydeard, on 2nd November 2020. Sister D6566 and Class 09 D4107 also in attendance. Photo by Martin Howard. (c) CC BY-NC 3.0

    Our Class 33 ‘Crompton’ D6575 (33 057) is going to be in action on Thursday 03 December 2020 on an Engineering train. The detailed timings have not been released but the loco is due off shed from Williton at 0930.

    The planned movements are from Williton (WN) to Stogumber (SR) then returning to WN then to Norton Fitzwarren (NF) then to Bishops Lydeard (BL).

    At BL, D6575 will swap with D6566.

    D6566 will then return to WN light engine.


    Please note that the stations are closed and trespassing is not allowed. During the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the best way to view these workings is via the webcams at BL and WN.

    BL: http://www.wsr.org.uk/r-cam-bl2.htm

    WN: http://www.wsr.org.uk/r-cam-wn2.htm

    Many thanks to Railcam UK and the WSR for providing these webcam services.