A group of children from a local school pose with Father Christmas, his two elves, Fireman Paul Ebsworth and 'Yankee Tank' 30075 after their trip 30075 creates clouds of steam as it runs round its train at Mendip Vale Station 'Yankee Tank' nr 30075 is pictured with an afternoon 'Santa Special' at Mendip Vale Station having run round its train and preparing for the return journey Santa Specials are not just for the young, but also the young at heart.  Father Christmas' grotto is open to all! A table onboard the Santa Train, cleaned and prepared ready for the next guests. Some of the helpers onboard the 'Santa Special'.  Barney, Alex, Chris, Tom D and Tom Y with Train Manager Jerry West Christmas Eve and a smiliar shot to picture '3' but a different engine.  56xx nr 5637 takes its turn on Santa duties and is pictured at Mendip Vale having run round her train. A returning 'Santa Special', again on Christmas Eve, pauses at Merryfield Lane Station Light is failing as Matt Cooke uses a green lamp to indicate the road has been set for 5637 to run round her train