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It's coming towards the end of the Summer Holidays, but there is still lots of special events going on, as well as our enhanced Yellow timetable running until the end of August and our daily timetable will run until October 5th.
So why not come visit us at the West Somerset Railway.
At the end of August we have our Late Summer Weekend tying up the end of Summer. In addition we have our Hestercombe Express leaving Minehead every Wednesday at 10.15, and our Dunster Castle Express on Wednesday's and Saturday's on the 10.25 service from Bishops Lydeard.

There are lots of catering specials throughout September, and the welcome return of the Lynton and Lynmouth Explorer on the 12th, 19th and 26th.

Meet and Greet with Peppa Pig and George will happen on September 20th at Minehead Station.

Bookings are being taken for our Halloween and Christmas specials. CAMRA (Sept 13-14) and Autumn Gala (Oct 2nd to 5th) tickets are available for reduced prices in advance online or by calling our ticket office on 01643 704996.

Lots of things to see and do for all the family. A day out not to be missed!!

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Upcoming events

  • Day Rover. No seat reservations.Valid Red, Green, Orange, Yellow Days.Not valid on Purple or Blue Days. Save 10% when booked in advance! Valid Red, Green, Orange, Yellow Days.Not valid on Purple or Blue Days.Valid until 01.01.2015.
  • Late Summer Weekend Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st August 2014.
  • Santa Express Selected dates in November & December 2014. Santa Express services depart Bishops Lydeard Station and make the scenic journey between the Quantock Hills and Exmoor National Park to our station at Williton and return.
  • Santa Special Selected dates in November & December 2014. The Santa Specials offer a steam train trip through the Quantock Hills between Bishops Lydeard Station and Crowcombe Heathfield and back or along the Exmoor Coast from Minehead to Blue Anchor and back.
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