DIESELGEN – 28-Apr-22

DIESELGEN – 28-Apr-22

BRCW Class 33 ‘Crompton’ D6575 (33 057) worked the 1230 Bishops Lydeard to Minehead and return on Sunday 24th April 2022 and was pictured at Williton on the return leg with ex-SR ‘PMV’ in the consist. The recently-restored ‘PMV’ was moving to Bishops Lydeard so that it could participate in a photographic charter the following day. Photo by Ian Robins © CC BY-NC 3.0


Class 33 ‘Crompton’ D6575 (33 057) will haul the 1000 and 1430 departures from Minehead (MD) to Bishops Lydeard (BL) and the 1230 and 1635 return services on Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May 2022 under the BLUE timetable that comes into effect on Saturday.

The booked departure times for these services are as follows:

     Depart MD 1000 arrive BL 1130

     Depart BL 1230 arrive MD 1350

     Depart MD 1430 arrive BL 1555

     Depart BL 1635 arrive MD 1800


Other services are also scheduled – see the WSR timetable page for details. Please do try and come along to enjoy a ride on the WSR behind a Class 33 ‘Crompton’ !


ADVANCE INFORMATION – we anticipate that the 1000 MD diagram (as above) will again be hauled by one of our Class 33 ‘Cromptons’ on Sat/Sun 14/15 May and 21/22 May. This will be confirmed nearer the time via DIESELGEN.



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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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