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West Somerset Railway Operations

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by gwr4090, Nov 15, 2007.

  1. free2grice

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    Perhaps the tickets aren't selling quite as fast as expected. <BJ>

    Train Tickets and how to book.

    Access to Minehead station is free, however you are able to enhance your visit by travelling on the railway from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead.

    Book your train ticket online today or contact us on 01643 704996.

    Dates
    Friday 19th April 2019 10:15 Steam Tickets available Book Online
    Friday 19th April 2019 11:00 Steam Tickets available Book Online
    Friday 19th April 2019 12:40 Steam Tickets available Book Online
    Saturday 20th April 2019 10:15 Steam Tickets available Book Online
    Saturday 20th April 2019 11:00 Steam Tickets available Book Online
    Saturday 20th April 2019 12:40 Steam Tickets available Book Online
     
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    Any diesels running this weekend please.
     
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    Yes there is, no confirmed details on which loco or what trains, all still being arranged depending on staff availability.
    Robin F.
     
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    7828 departs Bishops Lydeard with the 10.15 to Watchet on Tuesday 16th April 2019

    :)
     

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    Just as well you told us which loco is was.;)
     
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    It was the Arnold Ridley
     
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    You were going for the Ghost Train, but I was thinking more "Do you think I might be excused Captain Mainwaring?"
     
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    Some more good news taken from Steve Edge web site.

    "Great Western Railway has announced it is providing £60000 for services between Taunton and Bishops Lydeard - the current starting point of West Somerset Railway services to Minehead - for weekend trials. The money comes from GWR's Customer and Communities Improvement Fund (CCIF) after bids were invited last summer. More details later..."

    http://www.wsr.org.uk/news.htm#1748
     
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    More good news.

    Somebody ought to consider a bus service to Porlock / Lynton and Lynmouth timed with the first and last trains of the day. That would make a seamless whole day experience for the Taunton audience.
     
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    Brilliant news - Indeed once you have a Taunton link it becomes a whole day experience for the Bristol/Cardiff/Exeter audience :)
     
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    Visiting driver from the Severn Valley?
     
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    Stealth Mode ON. :)
     
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    Is this just a temporary measure until 7752 enters service? Good news but I thought the 64xx panniers were limited to 4 coaches on the WSR. That certainly used to be the case with 6412 which as I understand it was why it was sold to the South Devon Railway.
     
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    A book limit of 5 coaches against 7752's book limit of 7.

    Does anyone know if Foxcote Manor is coming back? The loco's website says it is but it hasn't been updated lately.
     
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    Yes after works on the bottom end are completed at Tyseley.
     
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    Not this morning but there was a SVR/WSR guy on this afternoon along with a Bodmin/WSR mate.
     
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    Removed - duplicated re shadow under rear wheel.
     
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    Anyone have full loco roster for Easter period please
     

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