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The Fordgate Gallery

Images taken at Fordgate

23rd June 2018
The Fifty Fund Class 50s No. 50049 'Defiance' and No. 50007 'Hercules' speed south Fordgate on Saturday 23rd June 2018 hauling Pathfinder Railtours 'Mazey Day Cornishman' charter which operated as the 1Z50 05:40 Tame Bridge Parkway - Penzance. The locomotives also carried alternative identities of former classmates 50011 'Centurion' and 50006 'Neptune' for the trip to Cornwall and back from the Midlands.
(Photo: Sclub)


23rd June 2018
GWR Class 166 'Turbo' No.166216 passes Fordgate near Bridgwater on Saturday 23rd June 2018 working 2U10 09:12 Taunton - Bristol Parkway service.
(Photo: Sclub)


23rd June 2018
Having just departed from Bridgwater GWR Class 166 No. 166220 'Roger Watkins 'The GWR Master Train Planner'' passes Fordgate on Saturday 23rd June 2018 working2C67 08:42 Bristol Parkway - Taunton stopping service.
(Photo: Slcub)


7th October 2017
GWR Hitachi IET No. 800010 'Michael Bond/ Paddington Bear' passes Fordgate (between Banklands and Bridgwater) working the 12:37 Exeter St Davids - London Paddington test run.
(Photo: Simon Harling)


1st February 2017
GWR green is slowly being outshopped on various GWR fleet members, a recent newcomer to the area (normally based at Reading for used on the Basingstoke Shuttles) is three car Class 150 No.150002. On the 1st February 2017, the clean unit was captured working the 2U18 13:08 Taunton - Cardiff service, seen here passing Fordgate nearing Bridgwater.
(Photo: Simon Harling)



Mixed HST set 253008 (No.43016 & No.43017) pass pass Fordgate between Durston and Bridgwater in August 1988.
(Photo: Taunton Trains Collection)


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