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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.

Friends of Minehead Station (FoMS) hit their £500,000 fund-raising milestone on 3 August 2019

Published: 3rd August 2019

Some 22 years ago, the then secretary of the Friends of Minehead Station (FoMS), the late David Perry,…

West Somerset Railway PLC Announcement

Published: 1st August 2019

The Railway wishes to announce that Mr Conibeare has decided to leave the Railway from Wednesday 31…

July Track Information

Published: 19th July 2019

Full Independent Track Survey to raise standards on the West Somerset Railway The West Somerset Railway…

Important communication to WSR PLC Shareholders.

Published: 18th July 2019

Please find attached links to some important requests relating to the call for a EGM, this communication…