Chris Austin writes about the passing of Peter Barnfield: “Founding member of the Blue Anchor Railway Museum, Peter Barnfield, passed away on 15 August after a long illness. Peter and Ginny were pioneers with Pete Treharne in setting up the museum, which remains very much as he designed it. For many years Peter produced fantastic Read More …
The West Somerset Steam Railway Trust
The draft minutes of the Trust Board’s meeting held on 16 July 2018 have been published.
A few pictures taken by Geoff Evens on the morning of Friday 3 August 2018 while preparing the Trust’s coaches, 9038 and 6705, for the Steam & Vintage Rally at Norton Fitzwarren on 4 and 5 August.
The Steam Trust’s GWR BCK no 6705 en route to Norton for the Rally, passing through Williton on 31 July 2018. Picture by Ronnie Wainhouse
Claire Sheppy writes: From Monday 6th August to Saturday 11th August, various staff and volunteers from the West Somerset Railway are going to be featured on Simon Parkin’s regular “Off Street Parkin” feature at approximately 11:45 AM on BBC Somerset radio. The features will be as follows: Interview with Paul Conibeare at approximately 10:45 AM Read More …