WSRA News

New WSR TV team release their first video

New WSR TV team release their first video

Following a great response to our call out for volunteers a new WSR TV team has been formed.  They are a group of people with great skills, experience and enthusiasm and of course a love of the railway. The first video to be released is a short promotional for the...

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WSRA Trustee meeting report 9 November 2021

WSRA Trustee meeting report 9 November 2021

The WSRA Trustees met on Tuesday 9th November at Bishops Lydeard Station.  Amongst the items discussed were:       Minutes of the Previous meeting - on 12th October were approved and are available for members to view in the members section of this website. Bristol...

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WSRA Trustee meeting report 9 November 2021

WSRA extends FREE volunteer membership

The year 2021 marks 50 years of the WSRA supporting the railway and we think that’s worth celebrating. The Trustees have agreed to extend the  FREE membership offer for working volunteers right up until the end of 2021.  The offer is for 1 year's complementary...

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WSR releases more ‘WINTERLIGHTS’ dates

WSR releases more ‘WINTERLIGHTS’ dates

Due to popular demand, the West Somerset Railway (WSR) has announced additional dates for its new Winterlights service. In addition to the WSR’s traditional ‘Santa Express’ daytime services from Bishops Lydeard to Williton, which are now fully sold out, a new series...

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2022 Steam Rally will go ahead

2022 Steam Rally will go ahead

Steam and Vintage Rally 2022           After two years break because of the Covid pandemic we are delighted to confirm that the 2022 Rally will take place on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th August 2022, on the WSRA  fields at Norton Fitzwarren. Our organising team have...

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WSRA Trustee meeting report 9 November 2021

WSRA Trustee meeting report 12 October 2021

The WSRA Trustees met on Tuesday 12th October at Bishops Lydeard Station and by TEAMS.  Amongst the items discussed were: Minutes of the Previous meeting - on 14th September were approved and are available for members to view in the members section of this website....

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WSRA Trustee meeting report 9 November 2021

WSRA Trustee resignation

The WSRA Trustees have, with regret, accepted the resignation of Robin White as Trustee with immediated effect.  Robin has been volunteering on the West Somerset Railway for over 40 years.  Her contributions are many and varied and include operational duties such as...

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Quantock Belle GALA breakfast tickets go on sale

Quantock Belle GALA breakfast tickets go on sale

The West Somerset Railway is delighted to announce that the Quantock Belle Gala Breakfasts are back for the Autumn Steam GALA on 1st - 3rd October 2021. A full english breakfast will be available on the following departures: Friday 1 October 2021 9.35am Bishops...

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WSRA Trustee meeting report 9 November 2021

WSRA Trustee meeting report 14 September 2021

The WSRA Trustees met on Tuesday 14th September at Bishops Lydeard.   Amongst the items discussed were: Minutes of the Previous meeting in August and also the additional meeting after the AGM were approved and are available for members to view in the members section...

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