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2 Class 20 Guest Diesel Locomotives arriving at Bishops Lydeard today

Published: 7th June 2017

The West Somerset Railway welcomes the arrival of two class 20's, both are guest locmotives…

GWR Shuttle - Diesel Gala

Published: 1st June 2017

WSR Plc has confirmed the mainline operator GWR will operate a shuttle service between Taunton Railway…

Book signing on 4th June 2017

Published: 26th May 2017

Alan Stanistreet a local author of the book titled Railways Round Exmoor, will be holding a book signing…

The West Somerset Railway welcomes two class 20 Diesel locomotives to the Diesel Gala and Rail Ale Trail 9th - 11th June.

Published: 26th May 2017

The West Somerset Railway will be pleased to welcome two Class 20 diesel locomotives to the Diesel Gala…

MARKING THE 40th ANNIVERSARY OF THE END OF WESTERN REGION DIESEL-HYDRAULIC LOCOMOTIVES:- THE WEST SOMERSET RAILWAY??s DIESEL GALA AND RAIL ALE TRAIL

Published: 22nd May 2017

JUNE 9th to 11th 1977 was the end of the era of the diesel-hydraulic locomotives on the Western Region…

Flying Scotsman visit to the West Somerset Railway 23rd to 26th May 2017 UPDATED

Published: 20th May 2017

The world famous Flying Scotsman locomotive will be touching base at Bishops Lydeard on the West Somerset…

Maybach Memories has been cancelled for 20th May.

Published: 12th May 2017

Due to Operational reasons we unfortunately will not be having Maybach Memories on 20th May as previously…

Timetable Changes for 13th May 2017

Published: 11th May 2017

For operational reasons the timetable for 13th May has been altered slightly, and will now run as it…

Flying Scotsman ticket sales

Published: 8th May 2017

The WSR plc is pleased to announce that it has now sold all its current allocation of tickets - totalling…