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Principality Stadium

GWR to provide more than 60 trains for Wales’ opening Six Nations fixture

More than 60 Great Western Railway trains will serve Cardiff on Saturday for Wales’ Six Nations opener against Ireland, providing nearly 30,000 seats.

GWR new jigsaw

Puzzle prize giveaway as Great Western Railway celebrates National Puzzle Day

Great Western Railway (GWR) is celebrating National Puzzle Day by giving its followers a chance to win one of its new special-edition jigsaws celebrating Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee.

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Great Western Railway and Network Rail ‘Light the Darkness’ to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day

Paddington station was bathed in purple light by Great Western Railway (GWR) and Network Rail (NR) today (Friday), in a moment of remembrance for Holocaust Memorial Day.

Customer CIS

Rail strikes: Check your journey before you travel, warns GWR

Two further days of rail strikes will take place next week on Wednesday 1 and Friday 3 February, and GWR is reminding those looking to travel to check their journey beforehand.

Dragon and GWR crew

Great Western Railway brings the Chinese New Year to Reading with dancing, dragons and delight

Great Western Railway (GWR) got hopping into the year of the Rabbit with a special Chinese New Year celebration at Reading Station.

Newquay

Millions awarded to transform transport links in the South West

Two schemes in the South West have been awarded nearly £65 million as part of the Government’s Levelling Up Fund.

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‘Blueming Marvellous Monday’ will help to bust the ‘Blue Monday’ myth

Great Western Railway and Network Rail are joining forces with Samaritans to help bust the ‘Blue Monday’ myth.

Tunnel Improvement Bath

Planned engineering work in Bath, and Cheltenham may affect your journey

Trains between Bath and Bristol, and between Gloucester, Cheltenham and Worcester will be affected by a programme of weekend rail improvement work this month.

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Vibrant new mural welcomes visitors to Yatton station

A stunning new mural celebrating local wildlife and steam train heritage now welcomes visitors to Yatton station in North Somerset.

IET Cornwall

January sale: Thousands of train tickets available from as little as £5

Thousands of low-cost train tickets are now available as Great Western Railway (GWR) launches its January sale.

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Limited number of trains this weekend as strike action combines with planned engineering work

GWR is reminding customers that major disruption to rail services continues this weekend as strike action and planned engineering work limits the number of trains able to operate.

Chippenham

£1million scheme to enhance Chippenham station set to begin

Work will start next week on a £1million scheme to make Chippenham station fully accessible from both sides of the railway, delivered by Great Western Railway on behalf of Wiltshire Council.