Normal Timetable resumes 14th November

South Western Railway said: “We are pleased to welcome customers back to a full timetable on the West of England line from Monday 14th November.” This includes our part of the line Salisbury to Exeter (The West of England Line.) “To say thank you for your patience over the past few months we would like […]

South Western Railway: Revised Temporary Timetable

Unfortunately South Western Railway (SWR) will need to introduce a revised temporary timetable on the West of England line from the start of September (currently expected to be 5th September), due to a speed restriction on the line in the Tisbury area in addition to the existing one in the Crewkerne area.   The key points to note are:  Services between Salisbury and Yeovil […]

Wessex Route: News Across the Route

Waterside Line Consultation This month we started our consultation on the proposed Waterside Line. On Wednesday 10th August we held a VIP event and the first public drop-in session for the Waterside Line proposals. The VIP session was attended by a number of stakeholders including our Route Director, Mark Killick. Public drop-ins followed on Thursday […]

Illyria returns to Castle Gardens

Award-winning Illyria Outdoor Theatre will perform three of its most successful productions at Castle Gardens this summer. Peter Pan by J.M BarrieFriday 17 June, 7.30 pmBuy tickets A Midsummer Night’s DreamWeds 20 July, 7.30 pmBuy tickets The Pirates of PenzanceWeds 27 July, 7.30 pmBuy tickets All three of these reimagined classics will be performed beneath […]

The Gardens Group: Christmas Trees

Potted Christmas trees have already arrived at our garden centres and from Monday 22 November, the first cut Nordmann Fir Christmas trees will also be available. By the end of the month, we’ll have our usual large selection to choose from, including Norway Spruce, Noble and Fraser Fir. If you like to put your Christmas […]

Go Green by Train

Friends of Crewkerne Station FOCS Day Out for Gillingham Museum to Crewkerne with Blackmore Vale Community Rail Partnership This week members of Gillingham Museum came to Crewkerne as part of the ‘Go Green by Train’ organised by the national Community Rail Network. Local station adoption groups like the Friends of Crewkerne Station have been encouraging people to use […]