The West Somerset Railway PLC, has stated:
“It is with real regret that West Somerset Railway has decided it has to postpone the first running services of the season.
Our staff and volunteers were really looking forward to welcoming visitors back to the railway, and did want to open, but following the most recent Government advice, we have concluded we cannot operate the service.
We will open as soon as the present health concerns are sufficiently under control, and this will be under consistent review.
We will be offering a refund for cancelled services or transferring to a new booking for when we are running again.
We will be putting out an update every fortnight at least, so watch for further news.”
Additionally, we can confirm that the Spring Steam Gala has been cancelled and the Quantock Belle dining train is cancelled until further notice. The situation is being constantly monitored and further updates will appear as and when possible. In the meantime we urge everyone to take care and stay safe.