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West Somerset Railway - 1940's Event

Sat 12th & Sun 13th September 2020

During this two day event, visitors will travel behind our historic steam and diesel locomotives between all of our 10 stations. This event will center around the historic harbour town of Watchet, where the majority of the events and attractions take place. Washford, Stogumber, Crowcombe and Minehead will also be holding various events and displays for visitors to explore. 

Throughout the event attractions such as: 

  • Intensive service of trains taking you between stations. 
  • Military and civilian vehicles and displays.
  • RAF displays
  • Forties dance on Saturday evening under the Minehead Station canopy (more details to follow). 
  • Land Army, Civilian Life and Home Front displays 
  • Uniformed British & American troops who were both stationed in the area during the war. 
  • Turntable Cafe at Minehead will be open. 

Tickets for the dance as well as further information will be available nearer to the event.

Please note, Annual Passes, Vouchers and Offers are not valid on these days. 

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