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Welcome on board the West Somerset Railway

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In April and May steam trains will be running every day (except April 25th and 28th and May 2nd, 9th, 12th, and 16th.)
The "Dunster Castle Express” runs every Saturday and Wednesday and there is a series of special events to add further interest, including Mike the Knight and our very first Ladies’ Day.

Volunteer 2014 Volunteer Information/Open Day

Sunday 11 May 2014 - Open to potential volunteers to find out more about volunteering roles on the West Somerset Railway.

Meet in Gauge Museum at Bishops Lydeard at 09.15. Visit to Williton to view the workshops, signal box and station as well as the opportunity to chat to current volunteers.

Return to Bishops Lydeard and disperse by 13.45. Bring a packed lunch if required. Tel 01935 429032 or email volunteers@wsrail.net to book a place and/or for more information.

New for 2014 - We have now begun developing activity sheets for children travelling on the Railway. Please click here to download your copy.


Upcoming events

  • Mike the Knight Visit Saturday 3rd May 2014.
  • West Somerset Railway 'Ladies Day' @ Minehead Station Saturday 10th May 2014. The day will feature consultations, treatments, sales stands, discounted train tickets and much more.
  • Day Out With Thomas™ Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th and Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th July 2014. 2013 Day Out With Thomas Awards Winner:- Awarded for Best overall Theming! Tickets on sale online and on 01643 704996.
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