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ex GWR Pannier tank No. 7714 to visit for the Spring Steam Gala

Published: 10th January 2018

The Gala Planning Team are pleased to announce that the first loco to be confirmed for the spring gala…

53809 and the Winter Steam Festival.

Published: 23rd December 2017

Ex-S&D class 7F no. 53809 has sadly failed with a valve problem and will not be able to participate…

Book Signings at the West Somerset Railway

Published: 23rd December 2017

The Buffer Stop Shop at Minehead Station will welcome back Freddie Huxtable to sign copies of his new…


Published: 20th December 2017

The West Somerset Railway PLC is pleased to announce that it has purchased the freehold of the previous…

WSR PLC Board changes

Published: 15th December 2017

It is with great sadness that the WSR PLC Board have to announce today the resignation of Ben Grellier…

Sherry and Mince Pies trips available throughout December.

Published: 14th December 2017

Enjoy a festive trip through the countryside from Bishops Lydeard to Williton return, enjoying a sherry…

Carol Train More Tickets Now Available

Published: 4th December 2017

Due to popular demand, we have added a few more seats to our Carol Trains on Monday 11th and Tuesday…

Turntable Cafe Opening Times

Published: 1st December 2017

The Turntable cafe in Minehead will be closed from Sunday 3rd December until Friday 8th December…

2018 timetable has been uploaded onto the Website.

Published: 23rd November 2017

We have updated our online timetable to include the running days and timings for 2018.  Next years…