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The Norton Fitzwarren Gallery

Images taken at Norton Fitzwarren

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)


23rd May 2018
GWR Green HST powercar No.43005 races south at Norton Fitzwarren on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 while working with partner No.43091. The 1C89 16:33 London Paddington - Exeter St Davids was running in reverse formation with the first class trailers at the western end of the train.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


23rd May 2018
First Great Western liveried HST set with powercars No.43174 and No.43190 gathers pace at Norton Fitzwarren on Wednesday 23rd April 2018 while working 1C90 17:03 London Paddington - Penzance. In the background Class 37 No.37612 waits to depart from the down relief with a Network Rail Test Train heading for Exeter Riverside.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


23rd May 2018
Freigthliner Class 66/5 No.66550 powers away from Fairwater Yard while hauling the 6X04 18:32 Fairwater Yard - Plymouth. The train conveyed the Network Rail TRT (or TRS as Network Rail refer to it) with No.66531 also powering at the rear of the train. The track renewal train will be working south from Taunton for the next three months and will be gradually relaying track between Plymouth and Newton Abbot each week night. The set is seen passing Norton Fitzwarren in the evening sunshine.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


15th May 2018
Freightliner have been operating the Network Rail TRT south from Taunton during the past week. It's been many years since the TRT last headed south of Taunton for track renewals as recently it spends much of its time on the Great Western and Wales mainline. The set has first been working south to Plymouth before relaying track overnight between Plymouth and Newton Abbot. On Tuesday 15th May 2018 Freightliner Class 66 No.66568 leads the 6X04 18:32 Fairwater Yard - Plymouth with No.66550 trailing on the rear of the set.
(Photo: Phil Izzard)


28th April 2018
British Pullman liveried Class 67 No.67024 leads the 1Z79 08:44 Penzance - Bishops Lydeard through Norton Fitzwarren on Saturday 28th April 2018. Having run around the Pullman service in Platform 2 at Taunton No.67021 remained on the rear of the train to ease of operational moves to and from the West Somerset Railway.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


28th April 2018
Having been slightly delayed by the Belmond British Pullman taking up space in the Taunton platforms, GWR HST No.43198 and No.43056 gather speed through Norton Fitzwarren while working the 1C79 11:03 London Paddington - Plymouth service on the 28th April 2018.
(Photo: Brian Garrett)


28th April 2018
Having exited from the West Somerset Railway and run round the train, DB Cargo Class 67s No.67021 and No.67024 power through Norton Fitzwarren on Saturday 28th April 2018 while working the 1Z80 17:05 Bishops Lydeard - Penzance.
(Photo: Simon Harling)


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