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WEST SOMERSET RAILWAY ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR 2021 CHRISTMAS TRAINS PROGRAMME WITH A DIFFERENCE

Published: 29th October 2021

Due to popular demand, the West Somerset Railway (WSR) has announced additional dates for its new Winterlights…

WSR HOSTS OPEN MORNING FOR PROSPECTIVE NEW VOLUNTEERS TO HELP BOOST ITS WORKFORCE

Published: 18th October 2021

Anyone who has ever considered becoming a volunteer heritage railway worker or maybe fulfilling childhood ambitions of getting actively involved in the romantic world of running steam trains will find a warm welcome awaits on the West Somerset Railway (WSR) at the end of this month when the 20-mile line holds an ‚??Open Morning‚?? for prospective new workers.

Fundraising Coordinator Vacancy

Published: 2nd October 2021

Fundraising Coordinator Vacancy

HERITAGE TRUST LEARNING EVENTS: THE IN:CH ART EXHIBITION

Published: 26th September 2021

The IN:CH Art Exhibition will be held at the Gauge Museum 25th September – 3rd…

The Platform Newsletter September 2021

Published: 24th September 2021

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WEST SOMERSET RAILWAY ANNOUNCES 2021 CHRISTMAS TRAINS PROGRAMME WITH A DIFFERENCE

Published: 23rd August 2021

As the West Somerset Railway WSR nears the end of what has been a very busy, and much needed summer holiday period, planning for the WSRs Christmas plans is now well underway, including a brand new event for this year called Winterlights which runs on evenings.

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow pledges support for Love Your Railway Campaign & West Somerset Railway

Published: 6th August 2021

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow has lent her support to the national Love Your Railway campaign. The campaign aims to shine a spotlight on the important work heritage railways do for historic conservation, education, and research. The campaign also highlights the detrimental impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on the nations heritage railways.

Travel Pass Update

Published: 2nd August 2021

With effect from Tuesday 3rd August, ALL WSR PRIVILEGE TICKETS AND SPECIAL PASSES WILL BE AVAILABLE AGAIN.

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.