RSS Wishaw

  • A Class 117 DMU to join West Somerset fleet

    A Class 117 DMU to join West Somerset fleet



    AN OFFICIAL announcement is awaited from the West Somerset Railway following the arrival of DMBS No. W51354 at Bishops Lydeard on October 30.  It has been stored at RSS Wishaw since January 2018, together with DMS No. 51396.  Both were previously based on Peak Rail following acquisition from the Llanelli & Mynydd Mawr Railway, prior to that…

  • Avon Valley buys a ‘Gronk’ for £1

    Avon Valley buys a ‘Gronk’ for £1



    THE Avon Valley Railway took delivery of fully operational Class 08 No. 08663 on July 8 – being in effect a donation from Great Western Railway (GWR). The loco has been used in recent years at GWR’s St Philip’s Marsh depot, Bristol for moving diesel multiple units and high-speed train carriages around the depot. The 350hp…

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