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

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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...

February Half Term Events at Preserved Railways – South East and...

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Looking for something to do this February Half Term? Whether with your family, friends or yourself, here are a few preserved railways in the...

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

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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 7752 arrives at the West Somerset Railway

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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...

Latest update on the overhaul of steam locomotive 9351

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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...

New director at the West Somerset Railway

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The West Somerset Railway has announced that the West Somerset Railway PLC has agreed that Jonathan Jones-Pratt will be co-opted as a director with...

Steam locomotive 80104 unable to attend West Somerset Railway Gala

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The West Somerset Railway has announced that steam locomotive 80104 is now unable to attend their Autumn Steam Gala. This cancellation is due to Swanage...

West Somerset Railway awarded community grant

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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...

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

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

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

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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...

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Book Review: Block Bells, Buttons and Dusters

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Block Bells, Buttons and Dusters was released a few months ago from publishers Chime Whistle Publishing and is a pictorial record of some of the signal boxes across the mainline network.
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