running The Bath & West Steam Railway

Driver Experience Days - great idea for a present!          See under Events for more details. 

Train rides for the public on Saturday 7th August from 11.00 to 3.00pm. Tickets £2.50. Come and visit us.


Apart from members' days, the society offers dates on which the trains will be running. Train rides are available on days marked in turquoise. 

If any member of the public wishes to come along to our talks you would be most welcome. Please check first with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 



June 19th

Steam up at Rimpton with David Hale

June 12th

Public running. 11am to 3pm Free access to Showground. Rides only £2.50

June 23rd

Visit from John Arrowsmith - Model Engineering Magazine

June 25th to 27th

Ground Level 5 (GL5) weekend

July 3rd

ESSMEE AGM - members

July 15th

Steam up at Alhampton with Stephen Wessel

July 17th

Driver Experience Day

August 7th

Public running 11am to 3pm Free access to Showground. Rides only £2.50

July 31st & Aug 1st

Open Weekend. 11am to 3pm Free access to Showground. Rides only £2.50

August 21st

Wells Model Railway Club visit

August 27th, 28th, 29th

Bath and West Country Show - trains running all three days

September 4th and 5th

Truckfest - public running (need to buy ticket for the event)

September 11th

Steam up and fish and chip supper for members

September 25th

Driver Experience Day

October 9th

5" Running Day

October 16th

Talk by Bernard North

November 20th

Talk by Simon Bowditch

December 15th

Christmas Lunch



About track maintenance

Track open Saturdays

 Members only

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