WEST SOMERSET RAILWAY SPRING GALA 2016
- SOMERSET & DORSET 50th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION -

 
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50 years ago the Somerset & Dorset Line passed into history. In March 2016, the West Somerset Railway’s Spring Gala paid homage to this lost line by recreating the spirit and atmosphere of this once legendary railway.

Highlights include:
- Full coverage from the first & second weekends, including recreation of the
last train on the S&D.
- New Archive Material recording the S&D in its final years
- Doubleheaded recreations, including 2x 7Fs and 2x Bulleids
- Pines Express recreations & Station renamings
- Goods trains, including banking demonstrations.
- Interviews with specials guests.
- Footplate footage and much much more.

Locomotives Featured:
- S&DJR 7F 2-8-0s, Nos 53808 & 53809.
- LMS 4F 0-6-0, No. 44422.
- SR Unrebuilt Bulleid Pacific 4-6-2, No. 34070 ‘Manston’.
- SR Rebuilt Bulleid Pacific 4-6-2, No. 34053 ‘Sir Keith Park’.
(also seen running long last classmate No.34098 ‘Templecombe’).
- BR Standard Class 9F 2-10-0, No.92214 (running in BR Green).
- BR Standard Class 4MT 2-6-4, No. 80072 (running as 80043).

Brief Commentary and on-screen titles and locations are featured in this video.

Total Running Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
(Main Program 2 hours 10mins, Driver's Eye View Bonus Disc: 1 hour)