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First confirmed visiting loco announced for 2019 Diesel Gala

Published: 31st January 2019

We are very pleased to be able to announce the first confirmed visiting loco to the 2019 WSR "Vintage…

Winter Work Programme, are you able to help?

Published: 23rd January 2019

Winter Working Parties  We are all aware that there is a lot to be done in the few short weeks…

Staffing Review Statement

Published: 22nd January 2019

A staffing review statement regarding staffing at the West Somerset Railway has been issued today. Click…

GWR Loco 9351 moves to Williton for Final Assembly.

Published: 21st January 2019

GWR Loco 9351 moves to Williton for final assembly By agreement between the West Somerset Railway plc…

Meeting 2nd February 2019 for Shareholders, Volunteers and Staff of the West Somerset Railway.

Published: 11th January 2019

Meeting for WSR PLC Shareholders, volunteers and staff to be held at, 11am at Oake Manor Golf Club,…

4110: A Joint Statement by the WSR plc and WSRA

Published: 11th January 2019

The WSR plc and the WSRA would like to congratulate those who took the initiative to fundraise, and…

GWR 78xx Manor Class No. 7828 Odney Manor returns to steam after two-year boiler overhaul.

Published: 10th January 2019

Former GWR 78xx Manor Class No. 7828 ‘Odney Manor’ returned to steam on the West Somerset…

Runner beats the train on the West Somerset Railway.

Published: 8th January 2019

On Thursday (27th December 2018) Joseph Rogers, author of the forthcoming title Britain's Greatest Bridges, became the first person recorded

Days of opening for the Model Railway in the Gauge Museum

Published: 27th December 2018

The Model Railway within the Gauge Museum will be open on each of our running days over the Winter period.…