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Customer Information Screen Paddington

Rail services to be severely disrupted this weekend as drivers strike

Planned industrial action by train drivers on Saturday will severely affect GWR rail services this weekend, with no trains running on many popular routes.

CIS at Paddington

Rail services to be severely affected this week as strike action looms

Journey planners for Wednesday’s and Thursday’s reduced temporary train timetable have now been updated, with planned industrial action by the RMT, Aslef and the TSSA unions severely affecting rail services. 

Customer Information Screen Paddington

Rail services to be severely affected next week as more strike action looms

Planned industrial action by the RMT, Aslef and the TSSA unions means GWR expects rail services to be severely affected on Wednesday 27 and Saturday 30 July, and a significantly reduced temporary timetable will be in place. 

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Upgraded weather warning will bring significant disruption from Monday, GWR warns customers

The Met Office has issued a red weather warning for parts of the country on Monday and Tuesday, with temperatures forecast to reach as high as 40°C in some areas, including London.

IET overhead cable

Travel warning as heat-related speed restrictions across the region set to affect train services

Journeys will take longer and some services will be cancelled, GWR warns customers

Forder Viaduct

‘Wanderless’: 91% of Brits visit the same locations when holidaying in the UK

  • Brits are creatures of habit when holidaying in the UK, with over 9 in 10 (91%) preferring to revisit the same places again and again, new research reveals
  • Wanting to avoid bad surprises (30%) and comfort and familiarity (57%) named as some of the top reasons for sticking to the same destinations
  • Almost half more likely to holiday in UK because of the cost-of-living crisis
  • A patriotic 28% of Brits would prefer to travel within the UK to support economic recovery post-pandemic, and the environmental impact of flying abroad is an important factor for almost a quarter (23%)
  • 1 in 10 ‘do it for the Gram’, choosing holiday destinations based on the available photo opportunities, with this statistic rising to almost 1 in 5 (18%) for under-25s
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Train-name fame as GWR celebrates 18th and final BBC Make a Difference Superstar

Great Western Railway has staged the last of its train-naming events celebrating BBC Make a Difference Superstars who went above and beyond to help others during the Covid-19 pandemic.

IET Paignton

GWR warns customers to come prepared as hot weather is likely to impact services

Train operator GWR is warning customers to be prepared for the hot weather if travelling this weekend, with services expected to be busy and journeys possibly taking longer. 

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Planned engineering work between Bristol and South Wales from this weekend

Trains that run through the Severn Tunnel between Bristol and South Wales will be affected as part of an ongoing programme of rail improvement work this July.

Customer CIS

Severe disruption to continue into the weekend with final strike day and knock-on impact on Sunday

Significantly reduced timetable announced, with only 30% of services able to operate between 0730 and 1830 on Saturday

Principality Stadium

You will have to queue to board trains home, GWR warns Stereophonics + Tom Jones concert goers

Great Western Railway is reminding music fans that trains will be very busy and a queueing system will be in place after the Stereophonics + Tom Jones concerts.

CIS at Paddington

Only travel if necessary and expect severe disruption, GWR warns as RMT strikes set to impact trains all week

Significantly reduced timetable announced, with only 30% of services operating on strike days