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The Taunton East Yard Gallery

Images taken at Taunton East Yard area.

6th April 1985
Birtish Rail Intercity 125 No.43183 and No.43167 pass through Taunton East Junction on the 6th April 1985 with a cross country service. Note the additional TGS trailer in the consist at the rear of the set.
(Photo: Taunton Trains Collection)


12th May 1958
Headed by Castle class 4-6-0 No 5069, the 09:30 Paddington - Plymouth express arrives into Taunton passing Taunton East Junction on 12th May 1958.
(Photo: Brian Morrison)


12th May 1958
The northbound 'Devonian' passes between Taunton East Junction and Bathpool on 12th May 1958, hauled by Castle class 4-6-0 No 5079
(Photo: Brian Morrison)


12th May 1958
Hauling the 11:50 Taunton-Castle Cary local service on Monday 12th May 1958, bunker-first 4575 Class 2-6-2T No.5554 sets out from Taunton on its short 27 mile journey passing Taunton East signal box.
(Photo: Brian Morrison)


12th May 1958
An eastbound freight working of perishables from Marazion passes through the Taunton avoider nearing Taunton East Junction on the 12th May 1958, hauled by Hall class 4-6-0 No 6940
(Photo: Brian Morrison)



An unidentified British Rail Class 45 'Peak' departs from Taunton East Yard with a speedlink freight, including a loaded wagon of Taunton Cider.
(Photo: Taunton Trains Collection)



LMS 8F No.48470 is seen paused at Taunton East Loop Up Home signal on a mixed freight. The locomotive started life at 87F Llanelly later it was based at Bath Green Park and finally went to Bristol Barrow Road before closure of the depot.
(Photo: Taunton Trains Collection)



Civil Engineers split headcode Class 37 passes Taunton East on an unknown date hauling loaded China Clay wagons past a rake of stored ARC Hoppers in Taunton East Yard.
(Photo: Taunton Trains Collection)



British Railways Warship No.D833 in all over green livery passes Taunton East Yard with 1V39 10:15 Bradford - Kingswear 'The Devonian' during the Summer 1962.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)



Birtish Rail Warship No.D840 approaches Taunton East arriving into Taunton with the 1C26 09:30 London Paddington - Penzance 'The Royal Duchy' in 1961.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)



British Rail Warship No.D840 departs from Taunton passing Taunton East in 1961 while working the 1N37 08:45 Kingswear - Bradford 'The Devonian'.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)


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