An entry on Realtime trains shows a departure from Aberthaw Cement Works at 02.50hrs the 6C35 via Cardiff, Severn Tunnel Junction, Dr Day's Junction, Bath Spa, Westbury and down the Berks and Hants. Once in Cornwall the train engine is scheduled to run around its train at Lostwithiel before returning to Liskeard to gain access to the branch to Moorswater Lafarge Depot. Possibly the first working will be on 28th June, 2016 Watch out for any updates. The timings as shown on realtime trains for this working is Plymouth 09.44 Saltash 09.56 Liskeard 10.20 Lostwithiel 10.41/11.06 Lostwithiel Up Goods Loop 11.08/11.35 Liskeard 11.58/12.00 Liskeard Ground Frame 12.06/12.29 Coombe Junction 12.37/12.39 and into Moorswater. There is no return working shown to date
Many Thanks Karl Hewlett
When: 1300, Sunday 19 June
New ticket deal saves passengers almost 20% on local attraction
Special charter service to mark the new deal
GWR invite you to a special charter service on Sunday 19 June 2016 for the launch of the West Somerset Away Day ticket.
Running from Taunton to Minehead and return, you will get the chance to sample the longest preserved line in England from one of our newly refurbished Class 150 trains.
The trip will include:
- A launch party on arrival at Minehead with special guests in attendance
- A visit to the start of the former Taunton to Barnstaple branch at Norton Fitzwarren, on the return journey – a first for a GWR Class 150
- An on-board trolley service with proceeds going to charity
The service will depart from Taunton (1115), calling at Bishops Lydeard at 1135 before arriving at Minehead at 1255 for a special launch party. The return service will depart from Minehead at 1515, arriving at Bishops Lydeard at 1630 and Taunton at 1705.
Etickets for the special charter service are £25.99 and can be purchased here.