Coach No. 4 carries first passengers since 1930

Over the weekend, visitors to Minehead station were able to take a ride in the Trust's restored coach No. 4 – the first fare-paying passengers it has carried since withdrawal from service in 1930.Two more compartments in this first class carriage built at Highbridge in 1886 are still to be completed. The Trust also has two third class carriages awaiting restoration, one of these was also built at Highbridge, in 1890, the other by Cravens in 1894.In the video, the Trust's Peckett 'Kilmersdon' is seen also hauling a WSR carriage; this was included for additional braking.

Posted by Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust on Monday, 7 March 2016