‘Mod Hall’ and ‘Auto Tank’ Confirmed for West Somerset’s Spring Steam...

Great Western Railway (GWR) Modified Hall No. 6990 "Witherslack Hall" and GWR 14XX No. 1450 with Autotrailer No. 178 have been confirmed as visiting...

Work starts on restoring steam locomotive 7027 “Thornbury Castle” at the...

The bogie for steam locomotive  No. 7027 "Thornbury Castle" has moved to Williton Works, on the West Somerset Railway (WSR), as the first component...

Update on the overhaul of steam locomotive No. 6695

Work has progressed at both Williton Works, in Somerset, and Flour Mill Workshops, in Gloucestershire, in overhauling steam locomotive No. 6695. The Flour Mill The boiler has...

Pullman Coach ‘Lydia’ arrives at the West Somerset Railway

The West Somerset Railway has welcomed Pullman Car Lydia to the railway. The privately owned coach has come to the railway for recommissioning and...

S&D 7F for Long-Term move to the North Norfolk Railway

Somerset and Dorset (S&D) 7F No. 53809 will move residency from the West Somerset Railway (WSR) to the North Norfolk Railway (NNR). This comes as...

Guests so far for West Somerset Railway’s Spring Steam Gala

Two guests have been confirmed so far for the West Somerset Railway's (WSR) Spring Steam Gala. The first guest is USATC S160 No. 6046. The...

Steam locomotive No. 9466 announced as mystery guest loco for West...

The West Somerset Railway (WSR) has announced that Great Western Railway (GWR) 94XX No. 9466 is the mystery guest locomotive for their Spring Steam...

West Somerset Railway – 2018 Diesel Gala – Information

The gala planning team at the West Somerset Railway (WSR) has announced details for their upcoming 2018 diesel gala. General details about the gala The theme...

Can you help the 6695 Locomotive Group raise £50,000 to help overhaul...

The 6695 Locomotive Group, owners of GWR 56XX No.6695, have set up a crowdfunding page in order to raise £50,000 to help raise funds...

Overhaul Progress on GWR Steam Locomotive No. 6695

The team overhauling No. 6695 at the West Somerset Railway (WSR) has been making good progress. Rolling Chassis Recent work on the rolling chassis has focused...
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