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Online Newsletter - February 2017

Published: 7th February 2017

For our February Online Newsletter can be found here

Vacancy Head of Operating Department

Published: 3rd February 2017

Reporting to the General Manager, the job holder will be based in Minehead, Somerset, and will have…

Vacancy Bishops Lydeard Shedmaster

Published: 3rd February 2017

Vacancy: Bishops Lydeard Shedmaster Hours Per Week: 32 Salary: Competitive An opportunity has been presented…

Establishing a reliable fleet of Locomotives for the running of services in 2017

Published: 17th January 2017

The West Somerset Railway is always working hard to establish a strong fleet of locomotives to haul normal service trains throughout every year.

West Somerset Railway Classic Car Run 4th June 2017

Published: 6th January 2017

The West Somerset Railway is pleased to announce that its annual Classic Car Run will be held on Sunday 4th June this year.

Volunteer stewards required on Minehead station for Antiques Roadshow

Published: 6th January 2017

You may have seen in the local press that the BBC are bringing one of their flagship programmes, the…

February Half Term Running at the West Somerset Railway

Published: 4th January 2017

At the beginning of 2017 The West Somerset Railway will carry out extensive maintenance works at the Minehead end of the line.

Flying Scotsman Visit September 2017

Published: 2nd January 2017

The West Somerset Railway plc recently announced that iconic, world-famous locomotive, No 60103 Flying…

Press Release from West Somerset Railway PLC on New Lease Flexibilities

Published: 20th December 2016

Somerset County Council and the West Somerset Railway PLC reach agreement on flexibilities for lease…