Update on the overhaul of steam locomotive No. 6695

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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...

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...

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

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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...

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

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

Steam locomotive to be restored and operate on the West Somerset...

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Great Western Railway (GWR) Castle Class No.7027 "Thornbury Castle", owned by JJP Holdings South West Ltd, will shortly move to the West Somerset Railway's (WSR)...

West Somerset Railway – 2018 Diesel Gala – Information

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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...

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...

Overhaul Progress on GWR Steam Locomotive No. 6695

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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...

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

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

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

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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...

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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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