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Steam locomotive Braunton visits Melksham

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Braunton approaching Melksham and passing the former Co-op dairy buildings at Shurnhold, now the Inter City trading estate.

Braunton approaching Melksham and passing the former Co-op dairy buildings at Shurnhold, now the Inter City trading estate.

Melksham station received a special visit from restored former Southern Railway ‘West Country’ class steam locomotive 34046 ‘Braunton’ on Wednesday 23rd April. 

The engine was in charge of a special Andover to Stratford-on-Avon ‘Cathedrals Express’ St George’s Day excursion that stopped at Melksham at 9.42am to pick up passengers for their special day out.