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West Somerset Railway

The Railway Station
Bishops Lydeard

01643 704996
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Opening Times

Open all year

Open days depend upon train timetable, please visit the West Somerset Railway's website for up-to-date details


Various fares apply depending on length of journey. Tickets are sold for adults, seniors, children, concessions and families. Group tickets also available for parties of 16 or more.

Single ticket: from £3.80
Return ticket: from £5.60
Rover ticket: from £17.00

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Visit the Gauge Museum and take a journey of discovery through more than 500 artefacts including drawings, books, photographs and models.

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The beautifully restored Great Western Railway first class sleeping car built in 1897.
Mixed Traction Weekend10th June 2016 - 12th June 2016

The West Somerset Railway will be holding a heritage diesel locomotive weekend, where diesel locomotives from both the West Somerset Railway and from further afield will be operating on the le...

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No volunteering opportunities are available at West Somerset Railway. Find out more about volunteering here

No accommodation is currently listed. To advertise here contact us.


The Railway offers visits for schools and adult groups, including an 'Evacuee Special' for schools studying WWII. Please contact the Railway for more information.


The Railway can assist researchers with enquiries. Please contact the Railway for more information.

Commercial Hire & Services

The West Somerset Railway offers carriage hire and full train hire for private and business use. To enquire about using the Railway for your event, please contact the Railway directly.