The West Somerset Steam Railway Trust

April 2020

April 22, 2020 Admin No comments exist

The WSR plc’s main Coronavirus emergency appeal now stands at £50,983, comprising: £26,715 via website donations, £1,868 in cheque donations, share purchases of £6,400 and station group donations of £16,000). There is an additional £14,395 from the WSRA/WSSRT for Rail Renewal 2020, comprising offline donations of £12,241 and online Justgiving of £2,154. This brings the…

April 20, 2020 Admin No comments exist

Steve Williams, Company Secretary, writes to Trust members: Dear Member As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic and Government requirements around self isolating, the Board of Trustees has decided to postpone the 2020 Steam Trust AGM. The Board had intended that this would be held on 23rd May and you would have been receiving the agenda…

April 18, 2020 Admin No comments exist

Just a month after its launch in mid-March when the heritage West Somerset Railway (WSR) was forced to close before the 2020 season had even started, the WSR’s emergency coronavirus funding appeal has raised just over £50,000 by 17 April. The WSR has asked railway enthusiasts, supporters of the railway, local people and the public…

April 4, 2020 Admin No comments exist

We know that these are uncertain and difficult times for everybody.  To help keep young children busy and support parents and carers, our education team have put together a series of STEM-related learning challenges for you to download and complete at home. Feedback We would love to see photos of any finished products, so make…

April 2, 2020 Admin No comments exist

After the West Somerset Railway plc (WSR) was forced to suspend operations and shut down on 17 March –  before the 2020 running season even got underway planned for Saturday 21 March –  an urgent appeal was launched on the company’s website for desperately-needed funds to help the 22-mile line heritage line get through the…

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