Steam locomotive 7802 Bradley Manor withdrawn from service in Somerset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...

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...

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...

Steam locomotive 7828 Odney Manor returns to traffic and when to...

The West Somerset Railway has announced that their resident GWR "Manor", 7828 "Odney Manor", has returned to service. Overhaul 2016 saw the engine withdrawn from traffic...

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...

Two board members resign from the West Somerset Railway

The West Somerset Railway has announced the resignation of two members of the PLC board. This comes after the news regarding the closure of the...

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...

Helston Railway welcome visiting steam locomotive for the 2018 season

The Helston Railway have announced that the Somerset & Dorset Railway Trust's steam locomotive 'Kilmersdon' will be visiting them for the 2018 season. The locomotive...

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...

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...
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