HOW TO FIND US AND WHAT'S HAPPENING

Our address is;

South West Main Line Steam Company
t/a Yeovil Railway Centre
Yeovil Junction Station
Stoford
Nr YEOVIL. Somerset
BA22 9UU

Our site is part of Yeovil Junction station which is served by South West Trains on the route London Waterloo-Salisbury-Yeovil Junction-Exeter. By road simply follow the signs to Yeovil Junction station, BA22 9UU from Yeovil Town centre or from A37 Dorchester-Yeovil road. Buses leave Yeovil Bus Station hourly (from 4/6/2022) but with exceptions (CLICK HERE-Monday to Saturday but not Public Holidays). The entrance to Yeovil Railway Centre is through the low bridge, half way up the Yeovil Junction station approach road.

Please do NOT cross any railway line to reach Yeovil Railway Centre but follow the directions above. Thank you for your co-operation.

For a map of the area please click the Great Britain image and you will be taken to the Google Maps website. The map scale can be amended to show a larger or smaller area if you wish.

Get the local weather forecast from the BBC - Click on the sunny interval!





For Photos of recent events, please Click Here




Explanatory maps (by Matt Hunt) of the historical and present layouts around Yeovil (Powerpoint here) or Diagram only of Yeovil Railway Centre (Here) - Use Back Button on your computer to return here.

WE HAVE MANY IDEAS FOR PRESENTS WITH A RAILWAY THEME FOR BOTH OLD AND YOUNG (AND THOSE IN BETWEEN).

Shop Open every Sunday 10am to noon and as detailed below during Events
(but closed over Christmas & New Year and Halloween).

Pectin's Pantry (our Cafe) is open during Events.

Site Open for Static Viewing
on Sunday mornings and
during the Public Events detailed below.
Driver Experience
We offer good value Driver Experience events for individuals (up to 3 hours approx and great Gift idea!) or are suitable for Groups of up to 8 people (Full Day). Please get in touch if you are interested either in organising a group for a full day or perhaps preparing and driving the engine prior to one of our Train Days. More details can be found here PLEASE CLICK and you can contact us here CLICK HERE.

Should you wish to donate money to help us please either forward a cheque (payable to 'Yeovil Railway Centre') or use PayPal.



We need your financial help towards the building of our new Toilet Block
and the General Appeal to mitigate our loss of income in 2020.
Please click on the links below! Thank you.


(Updated 29/12/2022) Funds raised to date £22526.99 against cost £25000-30000 - thanks to everyone who has contributed!
If you haven't already please consider doing so - a Standing Order can be arranged if that's easier!)

Click on the buttons below to navigate the site!!!





FORTHCOMING EVENTS (2023)

(Times and details regularly updated when known)
Many of the following events are subject to change or cancellation. Please continue to check back for changes, deletions and maybe additions!!

- Our Facebook page.


**COVID-19 IMPORTANT UPDATE**
If you, or any of your party or close contacts test positive or have symptoms for Covid-19, please do not attend our events. Please continue to wear a mask or face covering if you wish.




Shop each Sunday (reopens 8 January 2023) from 10am to noon (and longer during events), except at Christmas/New Year and Halloween.
Cafe open during planned events..
SundaysShop opens 10am to 12noon (reopens 8 January 2023) and then each Sunday at same times, longer during events (except Halloween/Christmas & New Year period-after Santa Specials).
Our full programme for 2023 is to be posted but watch for additions, changes and cancellations.

Our 2023 brochure is HERE . Fuller details of our events will posted as soon as possible!
3 December

10 December

16 December

17 December

21 December

23 December
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Saturday
Santa Specials are being run on Sunday 3 December, Sunday 10 December, Saturday 16 December, Sunday 17 December, Thursday 21 December and Saturday 23 December 2023.
Please CLICK HERE for full details and how to book
Updated(19/12/2022).

The earlier you book the greater chance you have of obtaining the date and time of your choice, save money and avoid disappointment as we may not be able to take 'on the day' visitors! (in 2020 and 2021 we were fully booked and in 2022 sold out on 4 days and an extra day was almost sold out!).

For some photos of past Santa Specials
2021, CLICK HERE, 2020 CLICK HERE, 2019 CLICK HERE, 2018 CLICK HERE, 2017 CLICK HERE, 2016 CLICK HERE, 2015 CLICK HERE, 2014 CLICK HERE, 2013 CLICK HERE, 2012CLICK HERE,2011CLICK HERE,2010 CLICK HERE and 2009 CLICK HERE and use the Back Button to return here.

Dates for 2023 are now available.!! Bookings will open later in 2023.



ALL EVENTS AND ATTRACTIONS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILTY. ALTHOUGH WE WILL DO OUR VERY BEST, WE CANNOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY AS A RESULT OF THE CANCELLATION OF AN ADVERTISED EVENT OR NON AVAILABILITY OF AN ATTRACTION.


PHOTOS OF SOME RECENT EVENTS

Please Click here to see a gallery of pictures.



UPDATED 29 December 2022. No responsibility is accepted for information displayed. This is given in good faith but cannot be guaranteed. Errors can be made, details may change and cancellations occur at very short notice.

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