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Report - Bleadon & Uphill Station, September 1983


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This was a small country station on the Bristol to Exeter main line. After closure on October 5 1964, a small railway museum was established in the goods yard and called the Yieldingtree Railway Museum. This had been closed for quite a while when visited, but the yard gates were open on this fine September evening, so a sneak explore ensued. Happily, all the items were eventually removed for preservation elsewhere.


The entrance, with an engineless railbus visible


The former station building, note the Scammell 3 wheel truck in the background


1898 built ex Cardiff Railway No 1338


Hunslet 0-4-0Tank No 1684 of 1931, ex Kilmersdon colliery, Somerset