Class 33 ‘Cromptons’ D6566 (33 048, ahead of the ballast hoppers on the ‘down’ line) and D6575 (33 057, alongside Platform 2 on the ‘up’ line) at Williton, ready to support the engineering trains that will run during the rest of this week and early next. Class 14 D9526 and ‘Hymek’ D7017 continue their hibernation with ‘Western’ D1010 and Andrew Barclay No. 578 (ROF Puriton No. 1) also visible outside the main shed. Image captured on 9th March 2021 from the Williton North webcam, courtesy of Railcam UK and the WSR ©


Some movements have been planned by the WSR Infrastructure Engineering Department for Wednesday 10th through Friday 12th March and again on Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th March as follows (timings are approximate):

Class 33 ‘Crompton’ D6566 (33 048):

  08:30 Depart Williton (WN) with loaded ballast hoppers and deliver ballast to several locations, as determined by the Infrastructure Engineering Department.

Class 33 ‘Crompton’ D6575 (33 057):

  Remain at WN on standby

Other workings may take place. The railway is to be considered as LIVE at all times.

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

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

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

Take care and stay safe!