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This page has photos at Bishops Lydeard on Saturday 16 July in less than ideal weather but with a good variety of subjects.

D7017 and 73207 at Bishops Lydeard

When I arrived Hymek D7017 and electro-diesel 73207 were stabled in the "QB" bay.

 

D832  and 3850 at Bishops Lydeard

At the other end of the station GW 2-8-0 3850 was waiting to take over the train that "Warship" D832 Onslaught was bringing in from Minehead.

 

Coupling 3850

The fireman coupled 3850 to her train whilst the driver looked on.

 

 

 

3850 at Bishops Lydeard

Coupling done, the fireman walks back to 3850's footplate.

 

 

3850 and 150248

3850's train connected with the First Great Western shuttle from Taunton worked by dmu 150248.

 

3850 leaving

3850 then left in clouds of steam, from now on all the trains were diesel worked.

 

 

150248 waiting to return to Taunton

150248 waiting in platform 1 before returning to Taunton.

 

150248 passing D832 and D7017

On departure 150248 passed Warship D832 Onslaught and Hymek D7017 which were due to take over the next train.

 

D832 and D7017

The pair of hydraulics then moved through the station ready for their next duty.

 

 

D832 and D7017

A haze of exhaust from 2,170 litres of Maybach engines.

 

 

D832 and D7017

D832 with Cornish Riviera headboard

D832 was carrying a "Cornish Riviera Express" headboard.

 

Onslaught's name and works plates

Onslaught's name and works plates.

 

 

 

D9000 arriving past D7017

D9000 arriving at Bishops Lydeard

D9000 Royal Scots Grey was the next arrival, first time I'd seen a Deltic for many years.

 

D832 and D7017 plus a First Bus

The hydraulics ready to depart once the "shuttle" from Taunton had arrived whilst the No. 28 First Bus came in making its connection with their train.

 

D832, D7017, D9000 and 150248 at Bishops Lydeard

A busy scene with D832 and D7017 waiting to leave, D9000 at the far end of their train and 150248 arriving from Taunton again.

 

150248 leaving for Taunton

150248 heading for sidings while an electro-diesel worked a freight to Norton Fitzwarren.

 

D9000

D9000 then moved through ready for its next working.

 

Goods train setting back.

73119 then backed the goods train which was being used for brake van rides to Norton Fitzwarren in to platform 1.

 

D9000

D9000 Royal Scots Grey nameplate

D9000 at Bishops Lydeard

D9000 waiting its next duty at Bishops Lydeard.

 

73119 Borough of Eastleigh

73119 on the goods train

Electro diesel 73119 Borough of Eastleigh was working the goods, running round at Norton by means of the triangle.

 

73119 and D6575

While 73119 was waiting to depart another Southern Region loco, Crompton Class D6575 (which had only recently returned to traffic) arrived.

 

 

D6575 and D1661 North Star

D6575 was double headed with D1661 North Star.

 

 

D6575 and D1661 passing D3462 and 6960

The pair headed off to stable in the loco compound passing 08 D3462 and 6960 Raveningham Hall which was in steam to take a later service to Minehead.

 

73207

The other electro-diesel present was 73207 which wasn't in service until later in the day.

 

D6566

D6566 The next arrival was hauled by the line's other Crompton D6566.

 

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