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West Somerset Mineral Railway

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West Somerset Mineral Railway

Minehead Station
Warren Road
TA24 5BG

01398 323841
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An example of Victorian ingenuity, this eleven mile long railway was constructed from 1857-1864 to transport iron ore from the Brendon Hills to the harbour of Watchet. Don't miss the summit winding house at the above grid reference.

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Passengers could travel in the wagons free of charge up the 1 in 4 incline at their own risk!

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