First Great Western diversions for its Buffet Car service as Roger Salter captures a vehicle out of the Night Riviera on a 'road replacement service'!
Many Thanks Roger
Clay empties on the move
The cold and bright days of February can bring some remarkable pictures. Many thanks Craig
Looking at Watchet
Courtesy the Mike Morant Collection. Mike adds that he received the following comments from a Railwest viewer. :- Sidings still in situ though little used. What is interesting is that there is no sign of the West Ground Frame nor of the facing point lock or of any rodding to the yard exit point. Freight traffic ceased in July 1964 and the sidings were lifted soon after. This fact dates this picture to being between closure and lifting - about 1965. Just visible on the letf hand side is the ex B&ER signal box closed in 1926 and used for staff/storage purposes thereafter. It was essentially 3-storey, but the top floor was removed (and the roof lowered in 1961, it was demolished probably in 1967.