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The Broomhay Crossing Gallery

Images taken at Broomhay Crossing

16th January 2018
Chiltern Railways liveried (but DRS operated) Class 68 No.68011 returned north through Taunton on the 16th January 2018 hauling the second and last batch of refurbished Mk3 coaching stock for the new Transpennine loco hauled service. The new service is yet to start but coaching stock is being moved in preparation. The 5Z43 10:40 Laira - Crewe Carriage Sidings is seen passing Broomhay Crossing near Bathpool.
(Photo: Shaun Mockridge)


1st January 2018
The first day of a new year can always throw up an interesting working, the 1st January 2018 was no exception. GWR provided a full length HST to cover for an absent Class 166 Turbo on the Taunton - Cardiff Central stopping diagram. Heritage liveried powercar No. 43185 'Great Western' leads No.43176 past Broomhay Crossing near Bathpool, having departed Taunton with the 9U16 12:04 Taunton - Cardiff Central. The set had previously arrived with the 10:00 from Cardiff Central.
(Photo: Thomas Courtney)


13th October 2017
GWR's Intercity Swallow liveried powercar No. 43185 'Great Western' lead the 1A83 10:00 Penzance - London Paddington service on the 13th October 2017. The powercar was partnered with No.43149 and is pictured passing Broomhay Crossing near Bathpool.
(Photo: Simon Harling)


14th June 2017
Having had their short break in Somerset all be it doing a spot of sunbathing at Bishops Lydeard, Class 50's No. 50007 'Hercules' & No. 50049 'Defiance' burst back into life on Wednesday 14th June 2017. The pair of locomotives coupled up to WSR Diesel Gala visitors Class 20's No.D8059 and D8188 to return them to the Midland Railway Centre at Butterely. The 0Z50 08:56 from Bishops Lydeard passes Bathpool on route north.
(Photo: Shaun Mockridge)


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