The Manor class locomotives were the lightest of all the Great Western Railways 4-6-0s. They were designed to work secondary cross country routes that were not built to carry the heaviest of expre... (more)
The Kings were the most powerful 4-6-0 in Britain. In 1927 the first member of the class visited the US for the Baltimore & Ohio centenary celebrations. It was presented with a bell, that it still... (more)
The first train of the day enters Blue Anchor. The signalman prepares to exchange 'tokens' with the footplate crew. The token ensures that only one train can enter a single line section at a time,... (more)
Britannia visiting the West Somerset Railway for the annual spring gala.
A1 class 4-6-2 three cylinder Pacific # 60163 "Tornado" is pulling a West Somerset Railway train tender first from Minehead to Bishops Lydeard near Blue Anchor station.
2-6-2 "Large Prairie" tank locomotive # 4160 of the West Somerset Railway with a train between Blue Anchor and Dunster. Locomotive was built in 1948 in Swindon for the British Railways.
60163 heads a train to Minehead at Blue Anchor on the West Somerset Railway
47840 ‘North Star’ & 67002 ‘Special Delivery’ haul the 1Z30 20:40 Minehead – Bristol ‘Severn Coast Express’ charter past Blue Anchor on Saturday 30th May 2009
Electro-Diesel loco 73205 at the rear of the 1505 Minehead to Bishops Lydeard service. 73204 & 73209 are at the head of the train.