ESSMEE...

with the facilities to make it happen

We are pleased to announce Drivers Day Experiences!
Come and enjoy the thrill of power and control as you drive locomotives round our ½ mile track. More Information.    info@essmee.org.uk 

Trains are running at Truckfest on August 31st and September 1st. Enjoy the trucks and the trains!

  • One of the longest 5" and 7¼" tracks in Somerset (view our Track Layout)
  • Shunting yards
  • Storage for club and members' locomotives with a carriage storage facility for the society's 12 specially built carriages.
  • Station Building (newly refurbished) allowing the safe public access to the trains operated by the trained members of the Bath and West Steam Railway.
  • An extensive Signalling System linked to the points.
  • Sidings and turntable for the moving of both 5" and 7¼" locomotives.
  • New marshalling yards for the 5" locomotives and rolling stock.
  • Hydraulic lift allowing members and guests to bring their Locomotives onto the rail track.

 

Facilities at ESSMEE are comprehensive and extensive as you would expect operating a workshop for this size of railway. We have.....

  • Lathes.
  • Pillar drills
  • Milling machines
  • Press and guillotine facilities
  • Comprehensive stores
  • 3D printing
  • Welding facilities
  • Shot blasting

 

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Our latest acquisition

 We are pleased to announce we can offer rides to wheelchair users. Go to the news.

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