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Local Residents Railcard

If you live in the TA1, TA2, TA3, TA4, TA21, TA23 and TA24 areas you can enjoy a generous discount on Standard Travel trains on the West Somerset Railway by purchasing a Local Residents Railcard.

The Local Residents Railcard provides each cardholder with half price travel on the West Somerset Somerset Railway for two years.

The Local Residents Railcard costs you £10.00 per person and lasts for two years from the date of issue.

How to apply

Please download the Local Residents Railcard application form or email or call us on 01643 704996 to request a printed application form. Application forms can also be collected from all West Somerset Railway Stations (excluding Doniford Halt) and Taunton Tourist Information Centre.

Conditions of Use

Local Resident’s Railcards can only be used for Standard Travel tickets on the West Somerset Railway. They cannot be used for Special Events (Galas, Thomas, Santa Trains etc) or for Special Services (Fish & Chips Specials, Murder Mystery etc).

The Local Resident’s Railcard cannot be used on any buses.

Conditions of Application

Please ensure that you provide the West Somerset Railway with a full colour original passport style photograph for each person. The photograph must be:

  • Close to 35mm x 35mm, on proper photographic paper (home computer photographic paper is not acceptable).

  • Full colour only with the name of the person written on the reverse.

  • Showing only the face taken from the front.

  • You must be a Council Tax payer in the area covered by TA1, TA2, TA3, TA4, TA21, TA23 and TA24 postcodes, and must show proof of this by providing either a copy of a utility bill or Council tax bill (this can be a photocopy).

  • Please allow three working days for applications paid for by card and cash to be processed. Please allow seven working days for applications paid for by cheque.

Terms and Conditions of issue

I understand that this entitles me to half price Standard Travel on theWest Somerset Railway for two years from the date of issue.
I understand that the Local Resident’s Railcard cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount, voucher, Gold or Silver pass.

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