Tag Archives: West Somerset Railway

Crossing upgrade continues this week

An ongoing scheme to upgrade a key level crossing of the West Somerset Railway will continue this week. The Seaward Way level crossing in Minehead has reached the end of its serviceable life and no longer fits the standards required for the volume of traffic on this road. Somerset County Council is responsible for maintaining […]

West Somerset Railway latest

Somerset County Council can announce today that it has shelved plans to sell the freehold of the West Somerset Railway. It follows a formal process which saw two proposals submitted to buy the council-owned freehold of one of the county’s most popular tourist attractions. The proposals came from local groups, the West Somerset Railway Association […]

West Somerset Railway could be sold after decision by Somerset County Council

The freehold of West Somerset Railway could be sold after a decision by Somerset County Council earlier today. A decision was taken by Cllr David Huxtable, Somerset County Council Cabinet Member for Resources, to dispose of the freehold – subject to necessary consents and approval by the Secretary of State. The move is in line […]