Getting to the ESR
The East Somerset Railway is based at Cranmore in Somerset, which is around 3 miles east of Shepton Mallet. The railway is signposted off the A361 between Shepton Mallet and Frome.
Directions to the railway can be obtained using one of the popular mapping services - Multimap, Microsoft Live Maps, Google Maps, AA Route Planner, RAC Route Planner. The postcode for Cranmore Station is BA4 4QP, which can be used on these sites, or on Satellite Navigation equipment.By Train
The nearest mainline railway stations are Frome and Castle Cary, both around 9 miles from Cranmore. Both locations are served by First Great Western between Bristol and Weymouth, and Castle Cary is also served by First Great Western trains from London and Exeter.
Details of the services can be found on the operators websites. A journey planner with fare information can be found on the National Rail website.By Bus
Cranmore village is served by an hourly bus on First 161/162 route between Frome, Shepton Mallet and Wells, and stops a few minutes walk away from the railway. A timetable of this route, as well as a map for other local routes, can be found on the First website. The stop for Cranmore is 'Cranmore Piers' or just ask for the East Somerset Railway.
National Express Coaches run regular coach services from major UK cities to Wells, Shepton Mallet and Frome. A journey planner can be found on their website.
The Governments TransportDirect website can be used for planning public transport routes to the railway. The postcode for Cranmore station is BA4 4QP.By Taxi
Castle Cary Taxi's 01963 351333
Wright Cars 01749 345151
Frome Taxi's 01373 452444