|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.|
|Shop Open every Sunday 10am to noon and as detailed below during Events|
(but closed over Christmas & New Year). Restricted to two customers in shop at any one time for the time being. Card Payments preferred!
Pectin's Pantry (our Cafe) is open during Events. Cafe not open on other Sundays due to staffing shortage.
Site Open for Static Viewing
on Sunday mornings and
during the Public Events detailed below.
|WE HAVE MANY IDEAS FOR PRESENTS WITH A RAILWAY THEME FOR BOTH OLD AND YOUNG (AND THOSE IN BETWEEN).|
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 14/08/21) Funds raised to date £17633 against cost £25000 - 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!)
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|2021||Our full events programme for 2021 has now been published.|
|Shop each Sunday from 10am to noon (and longer during events), except at Christmas/New Year. We encourage the wearing of masks in the Shop and the use of the available Hand Sanitiser.|
|Cafe open during planned events (but closed on other Sundays due to staffing shortage)..|
|The programme for the remainder of 2021 is now published as restrictions have been being lifted.|
|Steam Train Day using Andrew Barclay 0-4-0 steam engine 'Lord Fisher' to give train rides along the 1/3rd mile of the ex-Great Western Railway Clifton Maybank branch. Passengers travel in our coach which is accessible via ramp for standard size Wheelchair and other users will be in use.|
Pre-booking will not be necessary for this event. Please pay at the gate.
Trains at 10.40am, 11.00am, 11.20am, 11.40am 12.20pm, 12.40pm 1.50pm, 2.10pm, 2.45pm, 3.10pm and 3.30pm. Turntable demonstrations at 12noon and 2.30pm.
(Gate open at 10.00am and train rides start at 10.40am. Last admission 3.10pm).
By popular demand 'Marshall' from Paw Patrol makes a repeat visit. Other planned attractions include a Shop, Light Refreshments, Model Railway, Miniature Railway and exhibits and displays (including the Chard Signalling Panel).
Admission (including Steam Train ride £9.00 adult for those UK taxpayers eligible and willing to add a voluntary donation to enable us to claim valuable Gift Aid (your admission is then worth £11.25), otherwise £8 adult, Children £4.50 (Gift Aid) otherwise £4.00 (aged (5-15)) whilst children under 5 and members are admitted free. More details will be given on arrival.
One Child (aged (5-15)) is admitted FREE with a full paying adult (see below).
Regular Train Days are held March to October.
Free parking on site (subject to availability) – go to Yeovil Junction station, BA22 9UU and turn right under the low bridge half way up the station approach road – look out for large ‘Yeovil Railway Centre’ sign and arrow!
Driver Experience events prior to our Steam Train Days are available by pre-booking (regrettably not available until social distancing is ended). See HERE for full details. Special arrangements can be made for groups of 4 to 8.
Chard Signalling Panel
-we will be using Arduinos to power the simulation. A project that is in its infancy. More details HERE
|26 September||Sunday||Shop open 10am to 12noon.|
Event runs from 5.30pm to 9pm. Admission prices £6 all ages (pre-book - available nearer the date) or £7 on the night.
Come dressed up in your scarey outfits! Prize for scariest costume! Free Horror Bag for children! Ghostly steam train rides from the haunted house included......Halloween themed food on sale!!
Friday - Disco and Steam Train. Saturday - Halloween evening and Steam Train
**Postcode BA22 9UU – turn into Station Approach road towards Yeovil Junction – turn right approx. halfway up this road (Yeovil Railway Centre sign) but be aware of the low bridge which will not accommodate higher vehicles!
|Santa Specials are being run on Sunday 5 December, Sunday 12 December, Saturday 18 December, Sunday 19 December and Thursday 23 December 2021. |
Please CLICK HERE for full details and how to book
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 2019 and 2020 we had days when we were fully booked).
For some photos of past Santa Specials
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 and tickets for 2021 are now available.!!