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...

Update on steam locomotive 9351’s Overhaul – End of April 2019

Work is progressing on reassembling Great Western Railway Small Mogul No.9351 following the frame and boiler being reunited. Boiler and Cab Cladding is fully fitted along...

Confirmed locomotives for the West Somerset Railway’s 2019 Diesel Gala.

The West Somerset Railway's diesel gala is just over a month away and the list of the locomotives attending has been finalised and is...

Steam locomotive 7752 arrives at the West Somerset Railway

The West Somerset Railway has announced that steam locomotive 7752 has arrived at their base. 7752 has arrived from Tyseley Locomotive Works and joins the...

Royal Train visits the West Somerset Railway

The West Somerset Railway has announced that they were honoured to host the Royal Train for Her Majesty the Queen ahead of her visit...

Steam railway wins race in £170,000 infrastructure works project

The West Somerset Railway has announced that it has won the race against time to complete infrastructure works costing £170,000. The work has involved an...

Can you help? – Final overhaul work on steam locomotive No.9351

The West Somerset Railway Association (WSRA) have set up a JustGiving page to help raise funds to complete the overhaul of Great Western Railway (GWR)...

Second locomotive announced for West Somerset Diesel Gala

The West Somerset Railway has announced their second guest for this year's diesel gala. The "Vintage Diesels to the Seaside II" gala will be held...

New home for steam locomotive 4110

The West Somerset Railway has announced that they have been unable to find a way to keep GWR 4110 on the WSR. Even with 3...

EXCLUSIVE: The Duke – The Impossible Dream – Past, Present and...

Following on from this, we are delighted to announce that we have been contacted by The BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust and they have provided us with an exclusive update on the history of the project, written by Trevor Tuckley. The update below is in its original unedited version
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