S&D 7Fs 53808 and 53809 double head out of Williton

West Somerset Railway S&D 50th anniversary Gala

Last Saturday I was lucky enough to visit the West Somerset Railway for their Spring steam gala commemorating the 50th anniversary of the closure of the much lamented S&D line. The stations were all renamed after suitable S&D stations for the week, and an impressive loco lineup was formed, with GWR locos banished into the…

SDJR Bath Green Park

Ahead of tomorrow’s publishing of the review of Bachmann’s S&DJR 7F 2-8-0 model, today we see a few pictures of the impressive structure of what was the Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway’s (S&DJR) northern terminus – Bath Green Park.