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WEST SOMERSET RAILWAY OPENS UP FOR SUMMER WITH SUCCESSFUL VINTAGE BUS LINK TO MINEHEAD

Published: 21st July 2021

Last Friday (16 July) saw the start of West Somerset Railway (WSR) steam trains running almost the full length of the line from Bishops Lydeard through to Dunster again which linked up with a small fleet of heritage buses travelling onwards to Minehead, and then returning later in the day.

WEST SOMERSET RAILWAY GETS ON BOARD LOVE YOUR RAILWAY NATION-WIDE CAMPAIGN

Published: 21st July 2021

The 20-mile West Somerset Railway (WSR) is joining fellow heritage railways next week all over the country from as far afield as Cornwall, Suffolk, North Wales, North East Scotland and Northern Ireland (NB: see full list under Notes) in a new nationwide campaign to raise greater awareness of Britains heritage rail sector.

First Gala events in almost two years lined up for the WSR

Published: 21st July 2021

The West Somerset Railway (WSR) Gala Planning Team is pleased to confirm that two small gala events are being planned for September and October 2021 as Government Covid restrictions are hopefully further eased later this month. These will be the first enthusiast gala events held at the WSR in almost two years since the winter steam event in December 2019!

Appeal update

Published: 13th July 2021

Vacancy for Director of Infrastructure and Engineering

Published: 30th June 2021

WSR launches new 1 million Emergency SOS survival fund.

Published: 7th June 2021

After the West Somerset Railway (WSR) had two formal appeals turned down following the recent rejection…

Platform Newsletter June 2021

Published: 4th June 2021

Cleaning Vacancies

Published: 30th April 2021

Retail Vacancies

Published: 30th April 2021