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Other local railways

Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust
Museum with sidings and stock including an original S&D loco, '7F' number 88 (53808). Adjacent to the West Somerset Railway at Washford.

Gartell Light Railway
Narrow-gauge railway built on the S&D trackbed near Templecombe.

East Somerset Railway
In the eastern Mendips, this standard-guage line runs from Cranmore to Mendip Vale near Shepton Mallet on an old GWR route

West Somerset Railway
Famous West Country line which runs for 20 miles up to and along the west Somerset coastline to Minehead.

Avon Valley Railway
A six mile line on the ex-Mangotsfield to Bath Midland Railway.

Swanage Railway
Popular Dorset line which passes the picturesque Corfe Castle, connects to the main main and can be found in the south east corner of Dorset.

Shillingstone Station
Station on the S&D in Dorset between Blandford Forum and Templecombe, being restored and expanded as a working museum.

General links

Radstock Museum
Railway and local mining displays and more.

Sentinel 7109
Sentinel 7109 blog page
Midsomer Norton's own Sentinel blog page, by Andy Chapman.

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The Sentinel Drivers Club
Our Sentinel loco No. 7109 is listed here courtesy of member Andy Chapman.

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The Colliers Way
Discover the Colliers Way path which runs in part on the old S&D route from Midford to Radstock and then on the GWR route to Frome.

Two Tunnels Greenway
Group campaigning for the opening of Devonshire and Combe Down tunnels in Bath for walkers and cyclists.

Bath Railway Society
Bath Railway Society
Society which meets monthly at the meeting rooms housed in the old S&D Green Park Station building.

Midsomer Norton information
Useful information about the town and area including transport, accommodation, what's on, entertainment etc.

West Country Railway Archives
Railway website with special section on S&D signalling.

First Group
Local bus and train travel operator.

Visit Bath
Bath Tourism website site - links to local attractions, accommodation and other information.

Steam Era
Items of railway memorabilia and ephemera for sale to support railway rolling stock restoration projects. A website by Trust member Steve Ehrlicher.

Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway No. 88
Website dedicated to the S&D Class 7F locomotive based at the West Somerset Railway.


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Laurel Farm cottage to rent
Eco farm cottage sleeping four people, to rent on a farm about 5 miles from the station at Midsomer Norton.

Caravan Site Finder
Find a caravan or camp site to stay at in the North Somerset area when you visit Midsomer Norton.

Purbeck Holiday Lets
At Camerton near Bath, luxury self-catering and log cabin holiday lets.

Sykes holiday cottages 
Sykes cottages
Self-catering holiday cottages to let in North Somerset

Opening Times

Sundays 10.00 to 16.00 for viewing, museum, wartime pillbox, buffet coach, gift shop and second-hand bookshop. 
Mondays, but for viewing only, rather than full facilities, shop and museum open from 13.00 to 16.00. Buffet coach open from 10:00 until 15:00.


Somerset & Dorset Railway Heritage Trust
Midsomer Norton Station
Silver Street
Midsomer Norton

01761 411 221
Phones are manned when the shop is open.

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