DIESELGEN – 20-Jun-21

DIESELGEN – 20-Jun-21

Class 33 ‘Crompton’ D6575 (33 057) prepares to propel the WSRA’s Hawkworth-designed Taunton Inspector’s Observation Saloon W80976W to Dunster on Saturday 19th June 2021 as sister loco D6566 (33 048) and Class 47 47077 ‘NORTH STAR’ reposition in the background. Image courtesy of Railcam UK and the WSR ©


Class 33 ‘Crompton’ D6575 (33 057) will be working a crew training (route refresher) special between Williton (WN) and Dunster (DR) this week 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:

Monday 21st and Friday 25th 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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