The objects of the association are to promote education in the heritage of the railway from taunton to minehead by:
1. restoring, preserving and displaying railway locomotives, carriages, wagons and other artefacts (including documents, drawings, photographs, recordings and films) of historical interest and the buildings connected therewith.
2. promoting the cultural, environmental and social heritage of the railway, and delivering related events and activities for the public benefit.
3. encouraging recreation, well-being or other leisure-time occupation connected with the railway, including voluntary work on the restoration and maintenance of the railway from taunton to minehead and enabling opportunities for social cohesion and inclusion
4. promoting individual learning and training in the skills required to maintain the heritage of the railway from taunton to minehead.