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The Norton Fitzwarren Gallery

Images taken at Norton Fitzwarren

13th July 2018
Colas liveried Plasser & Theurer 08-4x4/4S switch and crossing tamper No.DR73935 passes Norton Fitzwarren operating the 6J42 08:59 Tavistock Junction to Westbury on Friday 13th July 2018. Freightliner Class 66s No. 66593 '3MG Mersey Multimodal Gateway' & No.66544, having just emerged from the West Somerset Railway with the returning empty HOBC await a green light to cross over the main and gain entry into Fairwater Yard.
(Photo: S A Ginn)


13th July 2018
GWR Hitachi Class 802s No.802001 & No.802002 pass Norton Fitzwarren on Friday 13th July 2018 working 5Z83 09:39 Laira to London Paddington training schedule. On the right, Freightliner Class 66 No. 66593 '3MG Mersey Multimodal Gateway' & No.66544 wait for the road to cross the main to enter Fairwater Yard with the returning empty HOBC (6C76 12:40 Bishops Lydeard - Fairwater Yard) from the West Somerset Railway.
(Photo: S A Ginn)


13th July 2018
Testing of new GWR Hitachi units continues at a pace, nine car Class 802 No.802101 is captured here passing the former station site of Norton Fitzwarren on Friday 13th July 2018 with the 5Z22 09:22 London Paddington to Plymouth. Freightliner Class 66 No. 66593 '3MG Mersey Multimodal Gateway' & No.66544 wait for the road to cross the main and enter Fairwater Yard with the returning empty HOBC from the West Somerset Railway.
(Photo: S A Ginn)


13th July 2018
Freightliner Class 66 No. 66593 '3MG Mersey Multimodal Gateway' & No.66544 at Norton Fitzwarren cross the main to gain entry to Fairwater Yard with the returning empty HOBC from the West Somerset Railway the 6C76 12:40 Bishops Lydeard - Fairwater Yard on Friday 13th July 2018.
(Photo: S A GINN)


12th July 2018
Colas Rail Freight Class 70 No.70815 passes the former station site of Norton Fitzwarren with 6C36 07:26 Moorswater to Aberthaw cement empties on Thursday 12th July 2018.
(Photo: S A Ginn)


10th July 2018
Royal Scotsman liveried Class 66/7s No.66743 and No.66746 haul the 1Z81 07:23 Newton Abbot - Bath Spa north through Norton Fizwarren on Tuesday 10th July 2018 having visited the South Devon Sea Wall for breakfast before taking passengers to Bath for the day.
(Photo: Phil Izzard)


30th June 2018
West Coast Railways fronted the 'Exmoor Coast Statesman' premier dining charter from Crewe to Minehead on Saturday 30th June. The tour was hauled by former western region Class 47/8 No.47832 with No.47826 on the opposite end of the train. The 1Z78 05:05 Crewe - Minehead is pictured passing Norton Fitzwarren having crossed over from the mainline onto the West Somerset Railway.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


16th June 2018
Hastings Class 202 No. 60116 'Mountfield' leads the 1Z65 06:42 Hastings - Paignton charter south with partner powercar No. 60118 'Tunbridge Wells'. 'The South Devon Coaster' is pictured passing Norton Fitzwarren on the 16th June 2018 with the Hastings Unit making a rare visit to the South West.
(Photo: Phil Izzard)


10th June 2018
Colas Rail Freight Class 37 No.37219 passes Norton Fitzwarren on Sunday 10th June 2018 working the 3Z08 09:02 Exeter Riverside - Derby RTC test train for Network Rail.
(Photo: Phil Izzard)


6th June 2018
It's nearly time for the big Diesel event of the year in the South West. The arrival of a nearly BR Blue convoy from Kidderminster marks the countdown to the West Somerset Railway Diesel Gala. Wednesday 6th June 2018 saw the colourful convoy arrive onto the West Somerset Railway. The convoy of locomotives was formed of BR Blue Class 20 No.20189 leading, London Transport Class 20 No.20142, BR Blue Class 50 No. 50035 'Ark Royal', BR Blue Class 45 No. 45041 'Royal Tank Regiment' and BR Blue Deltic No. 55019 'Royal Highland Fusilier'. The 0Z20 10:55 Kidderminster - Bishops Lydeard was captured passing Norton Fitzwarren.
(Photo: Jamie Waters)


29th May 2018
DRS Class 37 No.37405 pushes inspection saloon 'Caroline' north through Norton Fitzwarren on 29th May 2018 returning with the 2Z02 08:05 Bristol Temple Meads - Bristol Temple Meads via Penzance diagram.
(Photo: Phil Izzard)


29th May 2018
Freightliner Class 66/5 No.66551 brings up the rear of the 6X04 18:32 Fairwater Yard - Plymouth departing Fairwater Yard on 29th May 2018. No.66587 (out of sight in this shot) lead the Network Rail TRT set south from Taunton.
(Photo: Phil Izzard)


28th May 2018
Colas Rail Freight Class 70 No.70813 passes Norton Fitzwarren light engine working the 0F77 09:52 Westbury - Tavistock Junction.
(Photo: Sclub)


23rd May 2018
You wait for hours and two come along at once. Well, at least this was the scene on Wednesday 23rd May 2015 at Norton Fitzwarren. GWR powercars No.43098 and No.43092 worked back to back as the 0E23 18:00 Laira - Doncaster Works. The pair will be retained by GWR but are going for modifications and repaints into GWR Green and use on the new 2+4 'Castle' sets. Passing them was HNRC owned (Former DRS) Class 37/6 No.37612 working a Network Rail Test Train. The 3Z08 13:07 Derby RTC - Exeter Riverside test train is pictured powering away from a pathing stop at Norton Fitzwarren.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


23rd May 2018
Former DRS Class 37/6 No.37612 is now owned by HNRC. The locomotive is seen gathering speed at Norton Fitzwarren after a pathing stop on the down relief at Fairwater Yard on Wednesday 23rd May 2018. The locomotive had been hired by Colas Rail Freight to haul a Network Rail Test Train. The 3Z08 13:07 Derby RTC - Exeter Riverside powers through Norton Fitzwarren.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


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