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Dorchester Area Group July Meeting

The next meeting of the Dorchester Area Group takes place on Friday 28th July at 19.30 in the Colliton Club, Dorchester, opposite the County Hall. The speaker will be Colin Stone.

Washford Museum & shop July Opening Dates

We aim to open the Museum & Shop on as many days as possible the WSR is running timetabled services. If travelling by train please check that the Washford board has been put out at…

Small locomotive weekend at Washford – 28/29 May

The Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust small locomotive weekend at Washford. Come and see Peckett 1788 (Kilmersdon) and Andrew Barclay 1210 (Caledonia Works) working together for the first time. Plus SDJR coach 4 and freshly…

The Curator of Memories project

  The Curator of Memories project During our year-long programme of events commemorating the closure of the S&D railway, Kate McStraw's Museum of Memory not only collected memories about the line and its staff, but…

New yard shunter at Washford

Ex Puriton Royal Ordinance factory ‘Barclay’ shunting locomotive no.578 now resides at Washford.  An agreement has been reached between the Trust and the WSR PLc for the lone of the shunter by way of allowing…