North Somerset Railway Company Limited

News & Updates

Sale of Asset - 1 October 2018

The NSR wishes to dispose of an LMS brake van as it is no longer required for use: buyer to collect, reasonable offers welcome as proceeds help fund reopening of the railway. Pictures can be found at the bottom of the page, here: northsomersetrailway.com/album.php?s=concept-images

To view onsite contact 07974 690181

Class 117 Overhaul and Future - 19 September 2018

960301 (117308) is likely to be moved soon to a new location for overhaul and reinstatement back to mainline passenger running condition with a view to be hired for rail tours and contract work: it is the last community rail 1st generation Diesel Mulitple Unit example suitable for mainline operation. The work is envisaged to start in the later part of 2018 and be ready for operation in 2019. 

Transport & Works Update - 19 September 2018

The North Somerset Railway is now in a position to progress the work on the transport and works order to reinstate the line to Radstock. This is on the a basis of a full reinstament with a Train Operating Company running the service  with possible optional heritage interval services. With letters of support from MP's and local councils we are finally in a position to progress more actively.

Vacancy for an Accounts Manager - 4 September 2017

This is a voluntary position which is not significantly onerous as we do not have the usual business transactions. A person is required at a time when the project is expanding and becoming exciting. For more details, please click here.

Two Wagons Purchased in August! - 23 August 2017

We have purchased two wagons, a YBA Sturgeon, 27 tons numbered 994281, and a Flatrol weighing 30tons. They are being stored by our friends at the East Somerset Railway, Cranmore, until we can use them for their intended purpose, which is track and infrastructure.

Photographs will appear in 'Gallery' shortly.

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