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Managing Director Vacancy

Published: 9th October 2019

A full day out on West Somerset Railway on Saturday 5th October

Published: 28th September 2019

As is usual there will be an early passenger train departure from Minehead station on the Saturday of…

Autumn Steam Gala Souvenir Programme

Published: 26th September 2019

With the line-up of locomotives finalised for the Autumn Gala the working diagrams will appear …

Company AGM update.

Published: 19th September 2019

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Locomotive Announcement for Autumn Steam Gala

Published: 11th September 2019

The Gala Planning Team are pleased to be able to advise that we now have another loco booked in for the Autumn Gala.

Somerset Art Weeks Festival 2019 from the West Somerset Railway 21 September to 6 October

Published: 10th September 2019

Somerset Art Weeks is an annual, county-wide celebration of the visual arts. Guided by directions in the guide booklet and looking out for the distinctive bright yellow signs, art-lovers can follow a trail, seeking out all forms of art in interesting and unexpected locations and buildings. Planning your art trail around journeys along the West Somerset Railway makes a great day out.

Ten things to do on the West Somerset Railway in September

Published: 5th September 2019

  1.       Visit the gauge museum and model railway at Bishops Lydeard. …

Autumn Steam Gala Announcement

Published: 20th August 2019

Chairman of the Gala Planning Team, Don Bishop, is pleased to announce the first visiting…


Published: 14th August 2019

At the EGM of the West Somerset Railway plc held on Saturday 10 August, the Motion to revise article 53 of the plc's M&A was passed with an overwhelming majority of the 102 shareholders present. There was one vote against the motion and one abstention.