The Friends of West Somerset Railway (FoWSR) is a properly constituted fund raising group, for the West Somerset Railway.
Virtually all the monies we raise from donations and membership subscriptions, will fund projects to enhance the railway’s operation and visitors’ experience.
We keep costs to an absolute minimum by:-
We invite you to help by:
Membership benefits are:-
The April 2014 ONLINE Newsletter is now available for Members
ANNOUNCING the 1st Annual General Meeting of FoWSR
MAJOR SUCCESS for WSR Spring Steam Gala read about it HERE
BBC Radio Somerset’s Emma Britton Visits West Somerset Railway Spring Steam Gala: DETAILS HERE
Stopping for a tea, coffee or snack at Minehead Station Turntable Cafe? You can now have 1 hour of free WiFi access as well just ask the team for your user id and pass code.
Read about the strange case of the U Class 2-6-0s and the S&JDR.
Check out our facebook page and like us on facebook just by clicking on this link https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfTheWestSomersetRailway
Freehold press release
The latest edition of the Minehead Flyer (magazine for FoWSR members) is now available: HERE
The February 2014 ONLINE Newsletter is now available for Members
Getting In The Mood For The Spring Steam Gala - view some archive footage
A (Sort Of) Somerset & Dorset Railway Anniversary Connected With The Spring Steam Gala In March
The January 2014 ONLINE Newsletter is now available for Members
Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust Model Railway Exhibition January 4th and 5th - Read More
New book to be launched at spring steam gala
34053 for Spring Steam Gala
West Somerset Railway Confirms Appointment of new Vice Chairman
Humphrey Davis Takes Up New Role on the Railway
Congratulations to the Taunton Model Railway Group
The West Somerset Railway Through the Eyes of a Volunteer - read all about it HERE
The Yarn Market Hotel, Dunster, has made a SPECIAL OFFER to FoWSR Members.... read about it HERE
Paralympian Medal Winner launches West Somerset Railway’s New Open Access Coach
Two new articles of interest for members only: