What to expect...

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The 2017 Rally will be held at Norton Fitzwarren which will echo to the sight, sound and smell of many mighty steam engines as they gather for what will be our 30th Rally. A glittering array of superb machinery will be in action and 2017 looks like beating all records with some of the country's finest examples of vintage transport on display.

Events and attractions

Here are the expected events and attractions at the 2017 Rally. Please note the list may change.

  • The glory of working traction engines, tractors and road rollers.
  • Polished perfection of vintage cars, motorcycles, fire engines, buses, military and commercial vehicles.
  • Vintage agricultural tractors.
  • The power of stationary engines.
  • Parades of vehicles.
  • Demonstrations of steam engines and tractors at work.
  • Heavy horses.
  • Brake van rides on the Barnstaple line.
  • Beer tent and refreshments.
  • Family fun, children's entertainments and model train rides.
  • Large craft tent.
  • Something for everyone - displays, models, railway art, trade stands, craft marquee and stalls.
  • There will be plenty of refreshment and catering outlets around the rally site.
  • Car parking is free - entrance is just west of Norton Fitzwarren off the B3227.
  • Opening Times: 10am to 5pm (both days)
  • The Railway will operate a shuttle train service with trains running from Bishops Lydeard to Norton Platform which is adjacent to the Rally site.
  • In addition to the shuttle service, a frequent service of trains will be in operation on the Railway between Bishops Lydeard and Minehead on both days.
  • Special parking very close to the Rally is available for those with a valid blue disabled badge which must be displayed - access to this special parking area is off Allerford Lane.
  • In addition, buffet and bar facilities will be available on all WSR train services during the weekend, serving a range of hot and cold food, tea & coffee and a range of other alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Note: all events and attractions listed are subject to availability.

Enjoy...

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