Copyright and re-use


Images and text published on always remain the property and copyright of the Copyright Owner (usually the photographer, the author or the artist).

The Creative Commons Non-Commercial Re-use licence applies to each image (except thumbnail images) published on this website.

Except for thumbnail images the following appears under, or near, each image:

© [The name of the Copyright Owner]
Creative Commons Licence

Creative Commons

Under the Creative Commons Non-Commercial Re-use licence you are free to:

"Share" - copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
"Adapt" - remix, transform, and build upon the material
(the licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as the license terms are followed)

under these terms

"Attribution" - you must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
"NonCommercial" - you may not use the material for commercial purposes.
"No additional restrictions" - you may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

The above summary is for guidance only.

Please read the full Creative Commons Non-Commercial Re-use licence before re-using any material from this website.

Non-commercial re-use

Non-commercial re-use of material on this website is possible under the Creative Commons Non-Commercial Re-use licence. There's no need to ask for permission for non-commercial re-use, just ensure you follow the acknowledgement requirements.

Commercial re-use

Requests for permission to use published images for commercial publication (that includes any published items in any format that are sold or given away) will always be referred back to the Copyright Owner who will be asked to consider the request and continue that discussion directly with the requestee. It follows that the email address of the requestee will normally be forwarded to the Copyright Owner.

The above restriction, or the need to request permission, does not apply to the organisations listed below:

  • West Somerset Railway Plc
  • West Somerset Railway Association
  • West Somerset Railway Heritage Trust
  • Diesel & Electric Preservation Group
  • Any of the 'Friends' groups based on the West Somerset Railway and recognised by the West Somerset Railway Plc