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West Somerset 'Railway Supporters Day' coming soon

Published: 20th February 2018

A reminder that this takes place on Saturday 24 February 2018. Meet at 11am in Bishops Lydeard Station…

The Friends of Minehead Station

Published: 9th February 2018

The Friends of Minehead Station (FoMS) now have a page on Facebook at facebook.com/fomswsr. The…

West Somerset Railway Online Newsletter

Published: 8th February 2018

Our Monthly Newsletter Online is available now. click here to view.

Explore Exmoor this February Half Term with a little help from the West Somerset Railway!

Published: 6th February 2018

For the first time since New Year’s Day the West Somerset Railway will be running a full steam…

We are hiring!

Published: 30th January 2018

We have two positions currently vacant on the West Somerset Railway.  Plant Operative for our Permanent…

The Chairman's Blog Steaming Along

Published: 19th January 2018

The West Somerset Railway Chairman Ian Coleby has started a new blog, Steaming Along.  To view…

The West Somerset Railway Increase Passenger numbers in 2017

Published: 17th January 2018

The West Somerset Railway confirms that the passenger numbers for 2017 have increased in comparison…

West Somerset Railway carry out the first stage of the 2018 Infrastructure plan.

Published: 17th January 2018

The West Somerset Railway have been carrying out extensive track work in 2017 with more work planned…

53809 to depart the West Somerset Railway

Published: 16th January 2018

53809’s hire contract on the West Somerset Railway expired at the end of December and it has now…