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Somerset Art Weeks Festival 2019 from the West Somerset Railway 21 September to 6 October

Published: 10th September 2019

Somerset Art Weeks is an annual, county-wide celebration of the visual arts. Guided by directions in the guide booklet and looking out for the distinctive bright yellow signs, art-lovers can follow a trail, seeking out all forms of art in interesting and unexpected locations and buildings. Planning your art trail around journeys along the West Somerset Railway makes a great day out.

Ten things to do on the West Somerset Railway in September

Published: 5th September 2019

  1.       Visit the gauge museum and model railway at Bishops Lydeard. …

Autumn Steam Gala Announcement

Published: 20th August 2019

Chairman of the Gala Planning Team, Don Bishop, is pleased to announce the first visiting…


Published: 14th August 2019

At the EGM of the West Somerset Railway plc held on Saturday 10 August, the Motion to revise article 53 of the plc's M&A was passed with an overwhelming majority of the 102 shareholders present. There was one vote against the motion and one abstention.

Friends of Minehead Station (FoMS) hit their £500,000 fund-raising milestone on 3 August 2019

Published: 3rd August 2019

Some 22 years ago, the then secretary of the Friends of Minehead Station (FoMS), the late David Perry,…

West Somerset Railway PLC Announcement

Published: 1st August 2019

The Railway wishes to announce that Mr Conibeare has decided to leave the Railway from Wednesday 31…

July Track Information

Published: 19th July 2019

Full Independent Track Survey to raise standards on the West Somerset Railway The West Somerset Railway…

Important communication to WSR PLC Shareholders.

Published: 18th July 2019

Please find attached links to some important requests relating to the call for a EGM, this communication…

Trackman Vacancy

Published: 10th July 2019

The West Somerset Railway are looking for a Trackman to join the team.  Please follow the instructions…