running The Bath & West Steam Railway

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Track open on Saturdays. Access at present is limited due to tunnel build. Contact for more information.

This area of the website is for members only but if you want not know a little more, read on (or go to our About page).


ESSMEE is a charitable company with the aim of advancing public education through the construction and operation of engineering models and to bring together, as a society, existing and aspiring model engineers supporting this objective.

All of which means we get together, build things and love talking about...

  • 5" and 7¼" locos and stock
  • railway signalling
  • aero engines & aeronautics
  • road steam engines
  • clocks and automata
  • internal combustion engines
  • tools and workshop accessories
  • hot air and stationary engines
  • industrial archaeology
  • preserved steam railways  

The club meets every third Thursday of the month. Occasional guests give presentations  on subjects of interest.

Why not contact us for more information?


Our latest acquisition

 We are pleased to announce we can offer rides to wheelchair users. Go to the news.

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