GWR invite you to a special charter on Sunday 19 June 2016 for the launch of the new WSR Away Day
The Charter will run from Taunton through to Minehead via Bishops Lydeard & Return
Taunton to Minehead
- Taunton 1115
- Bishops Lydeard 1135*
- Minehead 1255
Minehead to Taunton
- Minehead 1515#
- Bishops Lydeard 1630
- Taunton 1705
An on-board trolley will be serving a range of refreshments with all proceeds going to charity.
On arrival at Minehead a launch party will take place with special guests in attendance.
A limited edition "E-ticket" is available for travel on the charter, priced at £25.99. There is only a limited number of tickets so book early.
# NOTE: On the return leg the unit should visit the start of the former Taunton-Barnstaple branch at Norton Fitzwarren, however this is dependant to conditions on the day and will be announced on-board.
*Inclusive connection at Bishops Lydeard for those wishing to travel behind a Great Western steam loco to Minehead.
# NOTE: Service now departing Minehead at 1515 vice the previously advertised 1525, apologies for any inconvenience caused.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The service is scheduled to depart Taunton at 11:15 and return into Taunton at 17:05.
If you are wishing to travel on this service, please be at Taunton no less than 10 minutes before the departure time stated above.
There will be an ammended timetable on The West Somerset Railway for the duration of Sunday 19th June 2016.
Details of will be displayed on their website shortly: http://westsomersetrailway.vticket.co.uk/
What can/can't I bring to the event?
Please note the charter service will comply with the normal terms and conditions / conditions of carriage set by Great Western Railway (GWR) on scheduled services.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
"ETickets" for this charter service are NON TRANSFERRABLE.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You must produce a VALID "ETicket" for this charter service.