ESSMEE...

with the facilities to make it happen

We are pleased to announce Driver Experience!
Come and enjoy the thrill of power and control as you drive one of our locomotives round our ½ mile track. More Information.

  • One of the longest 5" and 7¼" tracks in Somerset (view our Track Layout)
  • Shunting yards
  • Storage for club and members' locomotives with a carriage storage facility for the society's 12 specially built carriages.
  • Station Building (newly refurbished) allowing the safe public access to the trains operated by the trained members of the Bath and West Steam Railway.
  • An extensive Signalling System linked to the points.
  • Sidings and turntable for the moving of both 5" and 7¼" locomotives.
  • New marshalling yards for the 5" locomotives and rolling stock.
  • Hydraulic lift allowing members and guests to bring their Locomotives onto the rail track.

 

Facilities at ESSMEE are comprehensive and extensive as you would expect operating a workshop for this size of railway. We have.....

  • Lathes.
  • Pillar drills
  • Milling machines
  • Press and guillotine facilities
  • Comprehensive stores
  • 3D printing
  • Welding facilities
  • Shot blasting

 

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