DIESELGEN – Weekends in May 2022

DIESELGEN – Weekends in May 2022

BRCW Class 33 ‘Crompton’ D6566 (33 048) was stabled at Minehead in the company of BR(W) 0-6-0PT 9466 on Thursday 5th May 2022. Photo by Josh Brinsford © CC BY-NC 3.0


Class 33 ‘Crompton’ D6566 (33 048) will haul the 1000 and 1430 departures from Minehead (MD) to Bishops Lydeard (BL) and the 1230 and 1635 return services on Saturday 14th May and Sunday 15th May 2022.

Also, either D6566 (33 048) or D6575 (33 057) will haul these services on Saturday 21st May and Sunday 22nd May 2022.


The booked departure times for these BLUE TIMETABLE 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 1961-vintage BRCW Class 33 ‘Crompton’ !


ADVANCE INFORMATION – the 1000 MD diagram (as above) will be hauled by one of our Class 35 ‘Hymeks’ on Sunday 12th June, Sat/Sun 18/19 June and again on Sat/Sun 25/26 June. Dates in July, August and September will be announced in a separate DIESELGEN post.



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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