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Blue Anchor Stationmaster Vacancy

The West Somerset Railway is seeking applications for the volunteer post of Blue Anchor Station Master. As one of Britain’s leading Heritage Railway’s the position will put the successful candidate at the forefront of customer care.

The Station Master is responsible for the functioning of the Station and Ticket Office, ensuring the Station is clean and tidy and presents a positive image of the railway to visitors and managing the station staff working there. The post also includes liaison between other station master and friends of groups.
To apply, please write enclosing CV and details of relevant experience to:-

Paul Conibeare
West Somerset Railway plc
The Railway Station

Vacancy- Carriage Fitter.


The West Somerset Railway is among the leading heritage railways in the country and has been awarded several major national awards.

 A full time vacancy exists for a person to maintain railway carriages.

 Preference will be given to applicants who have the following experience and skills:-


  • Experience of BR Mk1vehicle maintenance.
  • Experience of railway vacuum brake systems.
  • Network Rail (or WSR) PTS certificate.
  • Fork lift truck driving qualification.


The work will be based at Minehead. The hours will be 40 per week, some of which will be weekend.

 Salary will depend upon experience.

 Closing date for applications is 24th August 2016.

 To apply, please write enclosing CV, employment history and details of relevant experience to:-

 Andrew Forster

West Somerset Railway plc

The Railway Station


Somerset TA24 5BG.

 Or E-mail:- cme@wsrail.net

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