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‘Last Train’ event report

‘Last Train’ event report

‘Strawberry Special’  Vintage Coach Tour – 7th September 2013   On Saturday 7th September over eighty members and visitors enjoyed our unique trip down memory lane by vintage coach commemorating the last passenger train to run on the Strawberry Line. The day triggered many carefree memories of days gone by, travel by steam – some […]

50 Years since last train

50 Years since last train

‘Strawberry Special’ Saturday 7th September Unique tour by Vintage Coach to three stations on the historic ‘Strawberry Line’ to mark the 50th anniversary of the closure of the Branch Line. The Yatton & Cheddar Valley Railway opened in 1869 and operated for almost 100 years before ‘the Beeching Axe’ officially closed the line to passengers […]

Milk Traffic

Milk Traffic

New Arrival – GWR 17 Gallon Galvanised Iron Milk Churn The recently acquired GWR 17 gallon churn was bought at auction in need of attention. We have had it refurbished to enable it to go on display at the Centre.   Milk traffic was an important part of any station. Old photographs will often show […]