Job Vacancies at the West Somerset Railway

The West Somerset Railway has announced two new roles that have become available for people looking for a job. The first job is a Catering...

Steam locomotive 7802 Bradley Manor withdrawn from service in Somerset

The Erlestoke Manor Fund has released a statement regarding their GWR Manor, 7802 Bradley Manor, which is currently at the West Somerset Railway. On Sunday...

Latest update on the overhaul of steam locomotive 9351

Now a complete locomotive, Great Western Railway Small Mogul No.9351 will soon begin 'running in' before fully entering traffic. 9351 As can be seen from the...

Steam locomotive 9466 for West Somerset Railway

Jonathan Jones Pratt (also known as JJP), the Chairman of the West Somerset Railway PLC, has announced that he has purchased Great Western Railway...

New book launched by the West Somerset Railway

When the former British Rail closed the once-bustling former Great Western Railway 25-mile branch line to Minehead from Taunton in 1971, a local businessman...

Class 33 locomotive to haul WSR services this Sunday

The West Somerset Railway has announced that the Class 33 Crompton D6566 will haul services on the West Somerset Railway. The services are planned...

First Class Pullman service available on the West Somerset Railway

The West Somerset Railway has announced that they have launched their First Class Pullman service on trains in 2019. Starting earlier this month, the railway...

Steam locomotive 7802 swaps railways with 6960

In an agreement between the Severn Valley Railway and the West Somerset Railway, 7802 'Bradley Manor' is destined to work on the WSR until...

Mid-May Update on steam locomotives 9351

Great Western Railway Small Mogul No.9351 has seen further since the last update from the End of April. Smokebox All components bar the chimney, blower ring...

West Somerset Railway supporters donate over £1000 to repair vandal damage

West Somerset Railway has announced that their supporters have donated over £1,000 to repair the damage in less than 24 hours. Vandals struck the West...
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