Somerset and Dorset Railway - 'The Changeover Years Gala'
The Somerset and Dorset Railway is based at Midsomer Norton on part of the former Somerset and Dorset Railway. The charitable trust has over 1000 members. The Midsomer Norton site is located partway up the 1 in 50 gradient from Radstock to Masbury. The line held a small gala weekend 'The Changeover Years Gala' on the 23rd and 24th April using a mix of steam and diesel traction. The gala event featured Vertical Boiler Sentinel No.7109 'Joyce', 0-6-0T No.5459 'Austin1', Class 03 No.D2128, Class 08 No.D4095 and recent arrival from the Avon Valley Railway - Class 107 DMU (52006 & 52025).