The Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust promotes the spirit and history of the Somerset & Dorset Railway. They have an extensive archive and museum, including an S&D engine and coaches, publish a quarterly magazine and welcome visitors to their base at Washford. Find out more at http://www.sdrt.org/
THE LOCAL LINE – HIGHBRIDGE TO BURNHAM
Photos from Glyn Luxon Collection
Below Desmond ‘Peter’ Dyer recalls his days on the GWR and SDJR
Here is an atmospheric YouTube video by Vic Jones representing the Highbridge to Burnham line, given the amount work that must have gone into this we can forgive the inevitable inaccuracies .
TRAIN CRASH 1909
Strictly speaking this was not on the S&D rails but it was whilst the train was crossing over the S&D line running to Burnham.
CROSSING DEATH 1930
From “Beyond The Shadows” the history of three local families by Rita Probert:
From the British Railways Holiday Guide, South West 1952: