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6695 Loco Group and WSR agree long-term deal

Published: 27th April 2019

The West Somerset Railway is pleased to announce that agreement has been reached with the owners of…

53809 and 76017

Published: 26th April 2017

53809 is reaching the end of some challenging boiler repairs but unfortunately we are not quite there…

RAILWAY MUSEUMS DURING THE SPRING STEAM GALA

Published: 21st April 2017

There are three railway museums along the route of the WSR and they will all be open during the Spring…

WEST SOMERSET RAILWAY APPOINTS A NEW KEY MEMBER TO ITS SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Published: 19th April 2017

RICHARD Jones, currently Operations Officer at the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway and a former…

ANOTHER GUEST ENGINE MAKES ITS WEST SOMERSET RAILWAY DEBUT AT THE SPRING STEAM GALA

Published: 19th April 2017

There will be a third “debutant” steam engine at the Spring Steam Gala between April 27th…

A HERITAGE RAILWAY FIRST ON SATURDAY APRIL 29TH

Published: 19th April 2017

Although no less than 772 4F 0-6-0 locomotives were built by the Midland and the London Midland and…

Changes to the consultation arrangements for the southern gateway

Published: 19th April 2017

On Saturday 6th May 2017, there will be a public meeting for Bishops Lydeard residents and West Somerset…

Kinlet Hall long-term commitment to WSR reaffirmed 18th April 2017

Published: 19th April 2017

The owners of ex-GWR ‘Hall’ class 4-6-0 no. 4936 ‘Kinlet Hall’, and the West…

Quantock Belle Dining services throughout the Spring Steam Gala.

Published: 11th April 2017

Between April 28th and April 30th , as part of the West Somerset Railway’s Spring Steam Gala,…