YEOVIL RAILWAY CENTRE

OPERATED BY SOUTH WEST MAIN LINE STEAM COMPANY

CONTACT DETAILS AND LINKS

Company Address
Yeovil Railway Centre
Yeovil Junction Station
Stoford, Nr. YEOVIL, Somerset
BA22 9UU
   


Telephone 01935-410420    

Yeovil Railway Centre - Enquiry and Feedback form - Click here    
or, if you prefer, you may simply send an e-mail to yeovilrailway@hotmail.com


Here are a number of links to other sites which you may find interesting and informative:-
(If you find any broken links, errors etc please advise using the above Enquiry and Feedback form form-thank you.) Please note that South West Main Line Steam Company cannot be held responsible for information obtained from any linked website!

BBC Somerset
for local news, sports and events weather, etc.

Somerset County Council
tourism for events, information, accomodation and a Somerset photo-library.

South Somerset District Council
has details of the attractions and an events listings for the local area. Among the larger attractions are Yeovilton Air Museum, Forde Abbey and gardens and Haynes Motor Museum.

Dorset has many attractions including the World Heritage coastline, also beaches and the South West Coastal Path. Sherborne town, Abbey and Sherborne Castle (see English Heritage for Sherborne Old Castle) are well worth checking out.

Wiltshire has Longleat and a little further away, Stonehenge.

Wosson lists Whats on in Yeovil and surrounding area.

ActivityKidz. A fully searchable directory of children's activities, events and services for Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire, Wiltshire and Devon. We have activities, both large and small, suitable from antenatal to late teens and everything in between.

- exploringbritain.com - a travel guide to Britain




The National Trust owns many fine houses, gardens and land throughout the area. Check in particular the entries for Montacute House (of Sense and Sensibility fame), Stourhead Gardens, Lytes Cary (an enchanting manor house) and Corfe Castle (just by the Swanage Railway).
English Heritage owns Sherborne (Old) Castle.




Some other Railway related web-sites which you may find of interest

Swanage Railway (Dorset) offers a park and ride facility and lots of activity in the summer.
Southern Locomotives Limited dedicated to restoring, operating and maintaining Southern's steam heritage. Based on the Swanage Railway, Dorset, UK.
West Somerset Railway runs from Bishops Lydeard (near Taunton) to Minehead in West Somerset.
East Somerset Railway runs in the countryside from Cranmore.
Gartell Railway is narrow gauge running on part of the old Somerset and Dorset Railway south of Templecombe. Limited opening.
Seaton Tramway operates over the old Seaton Branch line. Both open and closed trams with views across the river make this different.
Yeovil District Railway Society has regular meetings with slide shows and guest speakers.
Yeovil Model Railway Group has information on the Group and much more.
Thorncombe Railway Activities Club (TRAC) have monthly meetings and an annual Model Railway Show.
East Somerset Society of Model & Experimental Engineers. Dedicated to bring together existing and aspiring model engineers in or near east Somerset.
Westland & Yeovil District Model Engineering Society. who provide the Miniature Railway rides on site also have their own facilities.
'UK & Ireland Heritage Railways'has information on heritage railways and centres throughout the UK and Ireland.
RailWest has a feast of historical information on West Country railways.
Steam on the Main Line - details of dates and times etc. with links to the various operators.
Cumbria Railways - The Cumbria Railways website is dedicated to the lost railways of Northern Cumbria which have all closed during the last century.
Kent Rail as its name implies has a lot of information on Kent's railways. However there are a number of other interesting items including a great history of Yeovil Junction.
Train Operating Companies serving Yeovil
South West Trains information (on how to get to Yeovil Junction and Yeovil Railway Centre!)
First Great Western run through Yeovil Pen Mill to/from Bristol, Weymouth etc.

Paintings, Prints and artists.
Cuneo Fine Arts have a display in our Transfer Shed. See more of the famous Terence Cuneo prints and Books for sale.
Craig Tiley also exhibits and you can learn more about this up and coming transport artist here.
Southern Posters is a non-commercial site specialising in posters from the Southern Railway.

Interested in Collecting Railwayana?
Have a look at Railwayana.Com - there are other auction houses as well as e-Bay

Model Railway outlets
Mikron Model Railways - shop in Taunton and via Internet.
Buffers Model Railways - near Axminster, Devon and via Internet.

Our Members other interests
Dave & Hils Grabham - Drag Racing



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Reg. Office Yeovil Railway Centre, Yeovil Junction, Stoford, Yeovil BA22 9UU. VAT Reg No. 634548428. Reg Charity No. 1043581

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