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

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

Steam railway submit proposals for mainline summer shuttles

The West Somerset Railway has announced that it has submitted proposals to Great Western Railway to run shuttles next Summer. The proposals could see shuttle...

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 Overhaul 2016 saw the engine withdrawn from traffic...

West Somerset Railway to close for three months in 2019

Jonathan Jones-Pratt, the Chairman of the West Somerset Railway PLC, has announced that the railway will be closed for four months in 2019. This announcement...

West Somerset Railway’s 1940s weekend a success!

The West Somerset Railway has announced that their 1940s weekend was a huge success, with many vintage fans attending to see re-enactors and more! All...

Steam locomotive 4612 set for West Somerset Railway visit

The West Somerset Railway has announced that 4612 will be visiting them for their Autumn Steam Gala. Pannier 57XX No.4612 will be visiting from 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...

Final steam locomotive guest announced for West Somerset Railway’s Autumn Gala

The West Somerset Railway has announced that BR Standard 4 Tank steam locomotive No.80104 will be visiting the line. No. 80104 is the final guest...

Overhaul Progress on GWR Steam Locomotive No. 6695

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...

RailAdvent – Great Western Pannier Tank Classes Book Giveaway

This month, we are giving you the chance to win our review copy of the Great Western Pannier Tank Classes Book by David Maidment, published by Pen & Sword.
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