|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.|
|Every||Sunday||Our 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.
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.|
|Santa Specials are being run on Sunday 06 December, Sunday 13 December, Saturday 19 December, Sunday 20 December and Wednesday 23 December 2015. |
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. 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.
|Main Line Steam|
Railway Touring Company running London to Sherborne/Yeovil. Details not yet known but engine expected for turning/servicing. For details of Railway Touring Company please CLICK HERE
Site open for viewing - Admission of £2 per adult welcome please to help maintain our facilities!
|30 December||Wednesday||Steam Train Day-Mince Pie Special 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 historic brake van vehicles or coach. Trains run every 20 minutes (except for a lunch break) and|
visitors can enjoy unlimited trips on the day.
Other attractions include a Miniature Railway (unlimited rides included, subject to weather), Shop, Light Refreshments, Model Railway and exhibits and displays (including demonstrations of the turntable).
Admission (including Steam Train rides £7 adult, Children £3.50 (aged 5-15) whilst children under 5 and members are admitted free.
One Child (aged 5-15) is admitted FREE with a full paying adult. (Gate open at 10.30am and train rides start at 11am. Close at 4pm).
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!
Work by the following artist will also be on display, Sue Bowditch (Local Artist specialising in Wildlife Art).