‘4MT’ evokes spirit of the Bath to Binegar local

IT IS arguably the most convincing Somerset & Dorset revival yet…

Timeline Events hired the restored one-third-mile section of original S&D track on September 9, and there was time for an atmospheric night shoot with the ‘4MT’ tank and re-enactors. JACK BOSKETT
Timeline Events hired the restored one-third-mile section of original S&D track on September 9, and there was time for an atmospheric night shoot with the ‘4MT’ tank and re-enactors. JACK BOSKETT

The sight of a BR Standard ‘4MT’ tank and a solitary coach was a most faithful re-creation of the much-loved inter-county main line at the restored Midsomer Norton South station and its associated short-section of double track.

Llangollen Railway-based 2-6-4T No. 80072 took on the identities of Nos. 80041 and 80043 for two weekends in September as the S&D Heritage Railway Trust concluded its 50th anniversary of closure commemorations in fitting fashion.

Read more in October’s edition of The RM

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