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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…


The Board of the West Somerset Railway plc conducted an extensive search recently for a new General…

WSR??s Special Events Planning Team has secured Gloucestershire & Warwickshire based Class 26 No. D5343 (TOPS number 26043) to attend the railway??s diesel gala between 9th & 11th June


We are pleased to be able to announce that the WSR’s Special Events Planning Team has secured…


New appointments in the Mechanical Engineering department 2nd November 2017 It is my pleasure to announce…