M Shed’s Peckett ‘Henbury’ is in operation this festive season, at the Midsomer Norton headquarters of the Somerset and Dorset Railway Heritage Trust.
Henbury was previously based at Radstock station on the S & D for a short while, as seen here:
Henbury was in operation 14th/15th December (In conjunction with the ‘Santa at the Station’ special event), and again on 21st-22nd, before returning to Bristol.
Youtube user swearingkevo uploaded this footage of Henbury tackling the gradient.
as did Youtube user andy collett
The following images appear here with the kind permission of the Somerset and Dorset Railway Heritage Trust.
Storming out of Midsomer Norton in rather sunnier conditions, during the 2nd operating weekend.
The visit has been well-received, and even made the local news.
Rob Skuse has added a great set of pics and video clips to the M Shed Working Exhibits Facebook Page, click on the photos to see the whole set!