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Customers at Bristol Temple Meads

Final stages of work to replace Bristol railway junction near completion as rail company warns of continued disruption

Work to replace a key junction near to Bristol Temple Meads has almost been completed, but rail company GWR is warning customers of continued disruption during the final stages.  

Worcestershire winners

Community heroes from Worcestershire have GWR train named in their honour

Former Syrian TV reporter Mazen Salmou and community group champion Charlotte Marsland unveiled their own train as Great Western Railway celebrated their heroics with a train named in their honour.

Cornwall BBC Make A Difference Superstars Don Gardner and Kieron Griffin

Teenage fundraiser and Cornish foodbank champion have GWR train named in their honour

Teenage fundraising star Kieron Griffin and foodbank champion Don Gardner MBE unveiled their own train as Great Western Railway celebrated their community heroics.

Devon BBC Make A Difference Superstars Jeremy Doyle and Preston de Mendonca

Community heroes from Devon have GWR train named in their honour

Village champion Preston de Mendonça and inspirational street performer Jeremy Doyle unveiled their own train as Great Western Railway celebrated their community heroics.

Max Baker at Gomshall Station with his 'Route of the GWR' Top Trumps edition

Schoolboy comes up trumps with game celebrating GWR stations

A young train enthusiast has designed his own collection of Top Trumps celebrating his favourite Great Western Railway stations.

St Austell-2

GWR grant to freshen up floral displays at St Austell Station

A project to spruce up St Austell Station with new floral displays has received a £2,700 grant from Great Western Railway.

Departure board Paddington

Henley Royal Regatta 2021: Travel advice

Train operator Great Western Railway will double the frequency of service on the Henley branch line to support this year’s Henley Royal Regatta, but is warning customers services will be busy, and face coverings are expected to be worn.

Stonehouse Town Council

GWR grant for tree-planting scheme on approach to Stonehouse Station

A project to plant 15 trees on land around Stonehouse Station has received a £2,000 grant from Great Western Railway.

Crediton Station Tea Rooms

GWR grant to fund accessible toilet at Crediton Station Tea Rooms

A project to install an accessible toilet and washroom at Crediton Station Tea Rooms has received a £5,000 grant from Great Western Railway.

IET Bristol platform

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Changes to train service as regeneration programme continues

STEAM museum in Swindon. A locomotive on loan from the National Railway Museum. Picture by Jack Boskett

GWR grant will help safeguard nation’s railway archives for generations to come

A project to safeguard the nation’s railway archives has received a £110,000 grant from Great Western Railway.

Six Devon schools will benefit from the Young Enterprise programme

GWR grant to support young entrepreneurs at six Devon schools

Budding entrepreneurs from six Devon schools will learn valuable new business skills thanks to a £7,000 grant from Great Western Railway.