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The WSR Autumn Steam Gala

The West Somerset Railway's Autumn Steam Gala ran from Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th October and featured a variety of locomotives. Here's a short video of the gala as seen from our Washford base on…

Make sure of your copy of our 2018 calendar

2018 may seem a while off, but there's no better time to get hold of our 2018 calendar, the sale of which benefits three S&D Trusts – ourselves, Midsomer Norton & Shillingstone. As per this…

30 years of 53808 in the service of the Trust

      18 August 1987… the boiler test was successfully completed, and that evening, 53808 ran out from Minehead to Blue Anchor with two carriages to check the clearances. It had taken 17 years…

Dorchester Area group early October Meeting

The next meeting of the Dorchester Area Group takes place on Friday 6th October at 19.30 in the Colliton Club, Dorchester, opposite the County Hall. The speaker will be the well known Paul Atterbury.