Austin 1 on passenger train duties - 11th July 2021

Austin 1 to remain at Midsomer Norton until the New Year.

We are delighted to announce that we have been able to extend the contract with the Llangollen Railway Trust to keep 5459 Austin 1 with us until January 2022. 

This means that she will now be running at our end of season gala on the 23rd and 24th of October. As well as this we are also hosting a photo charter company on the 9th October - click here for more details.

Austin 1 will be used on our Santa special trains on the 11th, 12th 18th and 19th December and she will also be running on the last remaining steam operating days this year.

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Somerset & Dorset Railway Heritage Trust 12th September, 2021

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