Nostalgic Highbridge railway journey offered by local history
new images showing a train ride across the Somerset Levels from
Highbridge Railway Station are set to be screened this week.
Sedgemoor Local History Group is stepping back in time to revisit
the time when steam trains ran across the levels to Glastonbury.
shall be travelling, via a slideshow, from the line gates at Highbridge
to Glastonbury on the former Somerset & Dorset Railway,"
said the group's John Strickland.
"We shall pass the old wooden footbridge by the line gates
and the S&D goods shed to cross the GWR Line before going
under the Walrow road bridge."
then re-join our train at the S&D Highbridge Station before
alighting to travel past Bason Bridge, Edington, Shapwick and
Ashcott stations and journeying on to Glastonbury."
meeting starts at 7pm this Wednesday (November 12th) in King Alfred
School's Lecture Theatre. Visitors can attend the slideshow for
just £2 or membership for the current programme of talks