DIESELGEN – D6566 on ECS 05-Nov-21

DIESELGEN – D6566 on ECS 05-Nov-21

Class 33 ‘Crompton’ D6575 (33 057) was at the tail end of the 1230 service to Dunster on Saturday 18th September 2021 as sister loco D6566 (33 048) prepared to depart with the 1225 service to Norton Fitzwarren. Photo by Josh Brinsford © CC BY-NC 3.0


Class 33 ‘Crompton’ D6566 (33 048) is rostered for a light engine (LE) move from Bishops Lydeard (BL) to Minehead (MD) on Friday 5th November 2021 to collect empty coaching stock (ECS) and haul it to BL using the newly-upgraded Seaward Way Level Crossing.

The approximate times for these movements are as follows:

     Depart BL 0857 arrive MD 1009 (LE)

     Depart MD 1030 arrive BL 1141 (ECS)

As these moves are for operational purposes only, the timings are approximate and the movement may be delayed or postponed or cancelled as circumstances require.


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


Please note the the two webcams at Minehead are now back online. Here are the links:

Minehead : http://www.wsr.org.uk/r-cam-md1.htm

Seaward Way : http://www.wsr.org.uk/r-cam-md2.htm


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

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