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April 2017 - Site Updated 11 Apr 17

Welcome to the home of the Devon Diesel Society, the site contains the latest news regarding locomotives, rolling stock and forthcoming events. Regular monthly updates will posted on this site, "Hot off the press" releases between updates can be accessed on either our Twitter or Facebook pages using the links provided on the home page.

The welding part of the restoration of D402 is now complete, work has been undertaken by OJ Fabrications who have previous class 50 experience with 50050 Fearless when based at Yeovil. Further updates will be available on all DDS social media outlets and website as restoration work on all our locomotives progresses.

Over the next few weeks the website will be brought bang up to date with all the latest information regarding the locomotives and events on the SDR for 2017, already updated are the running days, updates to the restoration diary, events and driver experiance pages. 

In the Members Area there are the latest Newsletters for Winter 2016 and Spring 2017 which includes further details on all our locomotives.

The diesel running day for the 22nd April has been confirmed subject to availability as D6975, please come along and support this event if possible.