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  • Minehead sells prairie to Dart Valley to cut liabilities

    Minehead sells prairie to Dart Valley to cut liabilities

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    THE West Somerset Railway has sold GWR Large Prairie No. 4110 to the Dart Valley Railway plc in the latest of a series of robust measures to reduce its liabilities. WSR plc placed the unrestored former Minehead branch locomotive on sale before Christmas. It was bought from the Southall Railway Great Western Preservation Group in…

  • Odney Manor returns at WSR… albeit briefly

    Odney Manor returns at WSR… albeit briefly

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    COLLETT ‘Manor’ No. 7828 Odney Manor made a triumphant return to service at the West Somerset Railway in the final weeks of 2018 after a two-year absence and overhaul. The BR(W) 4-6-0, resplendent in BR lined green with early crest, made its public debut on ‘Santa Special’ duties on December 22, and was set to…

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