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...

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...

Locomotive D7018 moves for first time in 23 years

The West Somerset Railway has announced that BR Class 35 'Hymek' No.D7018 has turned her wheels for the first time in 23 years. 101 BR...

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)...

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...

GWR 56XX Class steam locomotives – Class Information

Built to replace older, non-standard types, the 56XXs combined Swindon's practices with the need for engines on various Welsh lines. After visiting their introduction on...

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...

Update on steam locomotive 7802 Bradley Manor – Erlestoke Manor Fund...

Following events in July, Great Western Railway 78XX 'Manor' Class No.7802 "Bradley Manor" joins fellow fund-owned engine No.7812 "Erlesroke Manor" at Tyseley Locomotives Works. 7802...

West Somerset Railway awarded community grant

The West Somerset Railway has announced that it has been awarded a grant from the HPC Community Fund. The Fund is in place to help...

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...
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