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heritage railway in Somerset, England
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Railway Museum Exhibits

UnderstandEdit

PrepareEdit

There are both steam and diesel heritage routes. The price of the tickets depends on the season. In summertime, the peak time, the fares are higher and will cost more depending on the price of coal or diesel.

Get inEdit

  • By train, get to Taunton on the main line, then get to one of the stops mentioned below either by bus or taxi.
  • By motorway, follow the junction for either Taunton or Minehead on the M5, look for the heritage railway brown tourist signs.

RideEdit

Track RouteEdit

 
A sample train from the railway
 
A station sign at Bishops Lydeard

From Taunton:

Stay safeEdit

As with all railways, follow railway safety information, obey the guards and the signalman's orders. In emergency call 999.

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