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Evesham battles it out to be pride of West Midlands and the region’s champion in World Cup of Stations

  • We need your support to help Evesham be crowned the best-loved station in the World Cup of Stations 2023
  • TV presenter Tim Dunn chose Evesham among 48 stations from across Britain and they will compete in a series of online public votes. You can take part via #WorldCupofStations or @RailDeliveryGrp on twitter or vote online at raildeliverygroup.com/WorldCupOfStations
  • The West Midlands is one of four regions to battle it out tomorrow (Tuesday 23 May) in a bid to reach the final on Friday 26 May and be crowned champion
  • The tournament showcase Community Rail and the benefits the railway brings to residents, the environment and the local economy. 
Dan Norris Bristol Temple Meads

More frequent train services coming to the West this Monday

  • 30 minute-trains between Bristol and Gloucester, and 20-minute trains between Bristol and Westbury
  • Filton Abbey Wood, Bath, Keynsham and Yate residents among those to benefit
  • £7 million package from Dan Norris’s West of England Mayoral Combined Authority, delivered by GWR
Theresa May Maidehead

Biggest timetable shake-up in almost five years as GWR responds to changes in passenger travel patterns

GWR has responded to changes in passenger travel patterns in the Thames Valley, with the biggest shake-up to railway timetables since the introduction of Intercity Express Trains, bringing greater connectivity to Elizabeth line destinations.

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Fab four battle it out to be pride of South West and the region’s champion in World Cup of Stations

  • We need your support to help Liskeard, Yatton, Okehampton or Penmere be crowned the best-loved station in the World Cup of Stations 2023
  • TV presenter Tim Dunn chose the fab four among 48 stations from across Britain and they compete in a series of online public votes
  • You can take part via #WorldCupofStations or @RailDeliveryGrp on twitter or vote online at raildeliverygroup.com/WorldCupOfStations
  • The South West is one of four regions to battle it out on Monday 22 May in a bid to reach the final on Friday 26 May and be crowned champion
  • The tournament will showcase Community Rail and the benefits the railway brings to residents, the environment and the local economy 
Thornford

More trains to Weymouth and the return of extra Summer Saturday services in GWR’s May Timetable

GWR has responded to changes in passenger travel patterns in Dorset and made changes to their Heart of Wessex route from Castle Cary to Weymouth, adding additional services to bring the line up to a regular two hourly service during the week.  

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Mayor opens newly-renovated Slough station northern forecourt

Slough mayor Cllr Dilbagh S. Parmar has opened the town station’s newly-renovated northern forecourt.

Newquay (Great Western Beach)

Biggest timetable shake-up in almost five years as GWR responds to changes in passenger travel patterns

The biggest shake-up to railway timetables since the introduction of Intercity Express Trains is coming this May, as GWR responds to changes in passenger travel patterns. 

Deputy Minister Lee Waters

65 extra trains every week in south Wales as GWR introduces new May timetable

In the biggest shake-up of railway timetables since the introduction of Intercity Express Trains, GWR is set to introduce 65 new trains every week in south Wales from this Monday. 

Departure board Paddington

Biggest timetable shake-up in almost five years as GWR responds to changes in passenger travel patterns

The biggest shake-up to railway timetables since the introduction of Intercity Express Trains is coming this May, as GWR responds to changes in passenger travel patterns. 

Beyonce Picture: Andrew White

Beyoncé concert goers to get extra trains home but reminded they'll need to queue to board safely

Great Western Railway is reminding Beyoncé fans that despite extra trains being provided for tomorrow night’s concert in Cardiff, they are expected to be really busy and a queueing system will be in place to get people home again.

Samaritans with customer

Samaritans calls for more investment in mental health support for rail workers

Suicide prevention charity Samaritans says vital investment from the rail industry is needed to ensure rail workers get adequate support for their mental health after a new report revealed almost one in five have suffered physical abuse at work.  

Reading Green Park

Reading Green Park station opening date confirmed

Becoming the first new station in Reading in over 100 years, Reading Green Park Station is set to open on Saturday 27 May 2023.