Railway Club gives its backing to Burnham rail heritage project
and District Model Railway Club has handed a donation to Burnham-On-Sea
Railway Heritage Group towards their funds for a newly-installed
railway station platform sign.
new sign is located on the original excursion platform located
in Old Station Approach in Burnham.
Railway Heritage Group is undertaking a project to install items
of railway memorabilia along the route of the railway which ran
from Highbridge to Burnham.
this was part of the Central Somerset Railway, later the Somerset
Dorset Railway, which closed in the 1960s.
sign is the first item to appear and it is hoped that a signal
post will be installed near Burnham's Roman Catholic Church further
along the road in the near future.
Paul Hambleton said: "The Railway Heritage Group is deeply
grateful for this generous donation to our funds which is allowing
the project to move forward."
group is also set to benefit from the sales of a special limited
owners Wagon' which has been specially commissioned by the Model
Railway Club. These are available for purchase from the Model
Railway Club website.