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 half hourly (Monday to Saturday but not Public Holidays) from 0632 until 1932 (South West Coaches 68). A special Sunday and Public Holiday service also operates (Withdrawn with effect 17/04/2011). 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 MultiMap website. The map scale can be amended to show a larger or smaller area if you wish.

Get the local weather forecast from the Met Office (Yeovilton) - 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.

EverySundayOur Shop is open every Sunday from 10am to noon (except Christmas and New Year) for sale of new and second-hand Railway and other transport related books, videos and other items (including Thomas the Tank Engine).
The Shop now has a range of Model Railway items for sale and can obtain many others for collection.
The Shop is also open during visits by main line steam and Train Days. Up to date information on events is given without charge.....
WE HAVE MANY IDEAS FOR PRESENTS WITH A RAILWAY THEME FOR BOTH OLD AND YOUNG (AND THOSE IN BETWEEN).

DVD 'Steaming Through Wessex available at Shop (open every Sunday 10am to noon and during Events - except Christmas and New Year) or by Post!! Please CLICK HERE for details of this and some other items for sale.
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.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS (2014) -


(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!!

Can you help us with raising funds
towards the costs of transport, repair and modification of our newly acquired coach?
If so, we will be extremely grateful!



Please CLICK HERE for more details. As an alternative to donating via cheque you can use PayPal.


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Santa Specials are being run on Sunday 07 December, Sunday 14 December, Saturday 20 December, Sunday 21 December and Tuesday 23 December 2014.
Please CLICK HERE for full details and how to book
Updated(21/12/14).

The earlier you book the greater chance you have of obtaining the date and time of your choice. We cannot guarantee that spaces will be available for 'on the day' customers!! For some photos of the 2014 Santa Specials please CLICK HERE, 2013 Santa Specials please CLICK HERE, 2012 Santa Specials please CLICK HERE, 2011 Santa Specials please CLICK HERE, 2010 CLICK HERE and 2009 CLICK HERE and use the Back Button to return here.
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Happy Christmas and a Peaceful New Year!!
14 MayThursday
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Main Line Steam
Steam Dreams running Preston Park (nr Nr Brighton) to Sherborne and Yeovil Junction (approx 15.50 to 17.30). Engine not yet known. For details of Steam Dreams please CLICK HERE
Site open for viewing - A donation of £2 per adult welcome please!
9 JulyThursday
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Main Line Steam
Steam Dreams running London Paddington to Weymouth. Details not yet known but engine expected for turning/servicing. For details of Steam Dreams please CLICK HERE
Site open for viewing - A donation of £2 per adult welcome please!


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 20 December 2014. 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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