DIESELGEN – 11-Jun-21

DIESELGEN – 11-Jun-21

Class 33 ‘Crompton’ D6566 (33 048) at Blue Anchor with the WSRA’s Hawksworth-designed Taunton Inspector’s Observation Saloon W80976W on the return leg of the route refresher special working on 5th June 2021. Photo by Tom Courtney © CC BY-NC 3.0


Class 33 ‘Crompton’ D6566 (33 048) will again be working a crew training (route refresher) special between Williton (WN) and Dunster (DR) on several days this week and next, in support of the extension of WSR public services to Dunster (DR). Info – there will be a connecting bus service to Minehead during the period of reconstruction of the Seaward Way level crossing.

Planned movements are as follows:

Friday 11th June 2021

     0930 WN to DR to WN 1300

Saturday 12th June 2021

     1030 WN to DR to WN 1415 (waits at Blue Anchor to cross the steam service on the return leg)

Monday 14th and Friday 18th June 2021

     0930 WN to DR to WN 1300


Other workings (scheduled or otherwise) may take place. The railway is to be considered as LIVE at all times.


The webcams provide a very good way of watching the action from afar. Here are the links:

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

CH: http://www.wsr.org.uk/r-cam-ch1.htm

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

BA: http://www.wsr.org.uk/r-cam-ba1.htm

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


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