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Age of steam returns to Yeovil with arrival of Tangmere

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A band of steam locomotive drivers and firemen in Somerset were reunited with the beautiful old steam locomotive Tangmere after more than 40 years.

She was built in 1947 and was once lovingly tended by the team from the former engine shed at Yeovil Town.

The shed closed in 1965, but the men who worked there never forgot the locomotives they cared for during the steam era.

BBC Points West's Amanda Parr reports.

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