Saturday shuttle services link West Somerset Railway to Taunton

The West Somerset Railway and Great Western Railway will be operating a railway service between Bishops Lydeard and Taunton on seven Saturdays over the next few months.

The latest news can be found on the West Somerset Railway website.

Dates.  Trains will run between Taunton and Bishops Lydeard on the following Saturdays:

July 27

August 3, 17, 31 

September 7, 21

October 5

(on 3 August, trains will call additionally at Norton Fitzwarren)

 

Times (with WSR train connections) will be:

Saturdays only:      

GWR Taunton (plat 2) dep                 09.39   10.28   12.10   15.37   16.36  

GWR Bishops Lydeard arr                 09.56   10.45   12.26   15.54   16.53  

WSR Bishops Lydeard dep               10.15   11.00   12.40   16.20       –      

WSR Minehead arr                             11.35   12.20   14.00   18.00       –      

 

WSR Minehead dep                               –       10.05      –        14.30   15.25              

WSR Bishops Lydeard arr                      –       11.30      –        15.52   16.50  

GWR Bishops Lydeard dep               10.03   11.45   12.53   16.09   17.11  

GWR Taunton arr                                 10.22   12.05   13.10   16.26   17.28  

Change trains at Bishops Lydeard in both directions.

Tickets can be bought on the train.  There is a flat fare of £4 each way (£2 for children).

Further dates after October 5th are planned and will be announced later. 

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