This event will be at our base at Washford railway station on the West Somerset Railway and on the A39, TA23 0PP, taking place between Thursday 5th and Sunday 8th October – during the WSR Autumn Steam Gala.

– 1788 Kilmersdon, our ex-Somerset coalfield locomotive which will be in steam along with 1219 Caledonia Works.
– Ex-NCB lorries.

– Information displays about the coalfield.

Traders attending (Friday – Sunday):


– 6880 Betton Grange
– 169/5542 locomotive group

– O Gauge tin plate sales stand

Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust shop open.

Tea/coffee/light refreshments 


All subject to availability.

[B&W photo of 'Kilmersdon' whilst at Kilmersdon Colliery, by the late Mike Palmer]