DIESELGEN – three diesels running 21-Aug-21

DIESELGEN – three diesels running 21-Aug-21

DEPG Class 35 ‘Hymek’ D7018 arriving at Dunster Station on 7th August 2021. Photo by Dave Fowler © CC BY-NC 3.0


In addition to the ‘Crompton 60th birthday special’ that is running between Bishops Lydeard (BL) and Dunster (DR) today, our Beyer-Peacock ‘Hymek’ D7018 has been called into action to provide cover for a steam locomotive that has developed an issue.

The workings today are:

1135 BL – DR with D6575 (33 057) leading and D6566 (33 048) trailing

1325 DR – BL with D6566 (33 048) leading and D6575 (33 057) trailing


1235 BL – Minehead (MD) with haulage by D7018 and bus connection to MD from DR

1410 MD – BL with haulage by D7018 and departure from DR at 1440


Walk-up tickets are available for these services.


If you are unable to attend, 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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