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"News from Bishops Lydeard Shop

Published: 13th January 2021

With the whole of the UK locked down once again, customers may be pleased to know that Bishops…

GWR 5101 class No. 5199 moves to the West Somerset Railway for 2021 season

Published: 14th December 2020

GWR 5101 class No. 5199 moves to the West Somerset Railway for 2021 season In anticipation of being…

December Newsletter The Platform

Published: 11th December 2020

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Summary of WSR PLC AGM ?? 21st November 2020

Published: 3rd December 2020

Summary of WSR PLC AGM – 21st November 2020  The WSR PLC board is pleased to confirm…

Santa Express Update

Published: 18th November 2020

We know that this year has been a very difficult year, and booking any activity to look forward to can seem a bit daunting with the uncertainty surrounding Covid 19.

Retired Chairman of the WSRA and WSR plc Humphrey Davies

Published: 10th November 2020

We are very sad to have had the news regarding the passing of Humphrey Davies, retired chairman…

Joint Statement from West Somerset Railway PLC & The Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust Limited

Published: 6th November 2020

The West Somerset Railway PLC (PLC) and the Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust (S & DRT) can confirm that they have opened discussions regarding a new 10-year lease for the Trust to occupy the Washford site

The Platform Newsletter October 2020

Published: 30th October 2020

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THE WEST SOMERSET RAILWAY RE-OPENS FOR TRAIN OPERATION

Published: 27th October 2020

The West Somerset Railway is resuming train operations from 1st November 2020 between Minehead and Norton Fitzwarren. Whilst we are not yet open to the public, trains, including engineers on-track machines may run at any time, including during the hours of darkness.