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New Somerset train services start on July 27 GWR Shuttles to West Somerset Railway details announced Published: 8th July 2019
New Somerset train services start on July 27 GWR Shuttles to West Somerset Railway details announced

 

Taunton Link for WSR 2019

The WSR and GWR are together providing a rail link between Taunton and Bishops Lydeard on seven Saturdays during the summer of 2019.  Details at a glance are:

Dates.  Trains will run between Taunton and Bishops Lydeard on the following Saturdays:

July 27

August 3, 17, 31 

September 7, 21

October 5

(on 3 August, trains will call additionally at Norton Fitzwarren)

 

Times (with WSR train connections) will be:

Saturdays only:      

GWR Taunton (plat 2) dep                 09.39   10.28   12.10   15.37   16.36  

GWR Bishops Lydeard arr                 09.56   10.45   12.26   15.54   16.53  

WSR Bishops Lydeard dep               10.15   11.00   12.40   16.20       -      

WSR Minehead arr                             11.35   12.20   14.00   18.00       -      

 

WSR Minehead dep                               -       10.05      -        14.30   15.25              

WSR Bishops Lydeard arr                      -       11.30      -        15.52   16.50  

GWR Bishops Lydeard dep               10.03   11.45   12.53   16.09   17.11  

GWR Taunton arr                                 10.22   12.05   13.10   16.26   17.28  

Change trains at Bishops Lydeard in both directions.

Tickets for the Bishops Lydeard to Taunton Connection can be bought on the train.  There is a flat fare of £4 each way (£2 for children) for this section of the line. 

Further dates after October 5th are planned and will be announced later.