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Shortage of Steam Haulage

Published: 10th July 2017

We have a shortage of steam haulage tomorrow (Tuesday 11th July 2017). We are doing our best to minimize…

Resignation of the West Somerset Railway PLC Chairman.

Published: 30th June 2017

It is with regret that the WSR Board has received the resignation of John Irven as chairman and director…

WEST SOMERSET DEBUT FOR 73082 CAMELOT AT WSR AUTUMN STEAM GALA

Published: 22nd June 2017

British Railways Class 5MT 73082 “Camelot” will be making its West Somerset Railway debut…

Late Running for Saturday

Published: 16th June 2017

In the afternoon of Saturday 17th June our services will be running a little bit later than previously…

News on the Class 50's currently on the West Somerset Railway.

Published: 8th June 2017

The WSR Special Events Planning Team would like to advise visitors to our diesel gala this weekend that…

EXMOOR COAST RAILWAY MODELLERS - MINEHEAD - LARGEST SHOW SO FAR!

Published: 7th June 2017

Exmoor Coast Railway Modellers are offering an exciting day for all railway enthusiasts on Saturday…

2 Class 20 Guest Diesel Locomotives arriving at Bishops Lydeard today

Published: 7th June 2017

The West Somerset Railway welcomes the arrival of two class 20's, both are guest locmotives…

GWR Shuttle - Diesel Gala

Published: 1st June 2017

WSR Plc has confirmed the mainline operator GWR will operate a shuttle service between Taunton Railway…

Book signing on 4th June 2017

Published: 26th May 2017

Alan Stanistreet a local author of the book titled Railways Round Exmoor, will be holding a book signing…