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The Friends of Minehead Station

Published: 9th February 2018

The Friends of Minehead Station (FoMS) now have a page on Facebook at facebook.com/fomswsr. The…

53809 to depart the West Somerset Railway

Published: 16th January 2018

53809’s hire contract on the West Somerset Railway expired at the end of December and it has now…

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…

6695 Loco Group and WSR agree long-term deal

Published: 27th April 2017

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

Call for volunteers - WSR Mechanical Engineering Department

Published: 24th March 2017

Call for volunteers - WSR Mechanical Engineering Department Calling anybody who would like to volunteer…

Signalling Inspector Vacancy

Published: 13th February 2017

West Somerset Railway is a premier UK Heritage Railway, currently carrying over 200,000 passengers a…

The PLC Publishes Consultation Proposals on Developments at Bishops Lydeard (Southern Gateway)

Published: 13th February 2017

The PLC Publishes Consultation Proposals on Developments at Bishops Lydeard (Southern Gateway) The PLC…

Establishing a reliable fleet of Locomotives for the running of services in 2017

Published: 17th January 2017

The West Somerset Railway is always working hard to establish a strong fleet of locomotives to haul normal service trains throughout every year.