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Great Western Railway dedicates train in tribute to those who served in Falklands War

Great Western Railway has marked 40 years since the Falklands War by dedicating a train in honour of those who served in the conflict.

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National Rail Contract awarded to Great Western Railway

The Department for Transport (DfT) has today awarded a National Rail Contract (NRC) to Great Western Railway (GWR) to continue operating the Great Western network.

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Dartmouth gets a spot on National Rail map as GWR offers unique ticket to picturesque town

Great Western Railway is inviting customers to take a unique journey to Dartmouth this summer – via train, steam railway and boat.

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Planned engineering work in the Bristol area may affect your rail journey

Trains will be diverted around Bristol Parkway this Sunday in the first of a series of planned rail improvements this summer. 

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Queen’s Birthday Honours list recognises outstanding service to the rail industry and GWR team who led the COVID-19 response

Four long-serving Great Western Railway employees have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

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Great Western Railway marks Platinum Jubilee with special addition to Queen Elizabeth II train

Great Western Railway (GWR) has marked Her Majesty’s 70 years on the throne by including the official Platinum Jubilee Emblem on its Queen Elizabeth II train.

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GWR honours WWII codebreaker Alan Turing and unveils new ‘Trainbow’ livery

Great Western Railway (GWR) has honoured World War Two codebreaker Alan Turing by including his name on its popular ‘Trainbow’ Intercity Express Train.

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GWR customers can enjoy big journey-time savings on Elizabeth line

The Elizabeth line opens tomorrow (Tuesday 24 May) – providing significant journey-time savings for Great Western Railway customers.

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GWR to provide 40 trains for fans heading home from Ed Sheeran concerts

Great Western Railway will provide 40 trains and nearly 20,000 seats for music fans leaving Cardiff following this week’s Ed Sheeran concerts.

•	£25,000 grant to the Lions Barber Collective to train barbers as mental health advocates: who hosted a pop-up barbershop where men could get a free haircut and discuss their mental health at the same time

Apply for funding now: New Community Fund open for applications

A new Community Fund launched by Great Western Railway is now inviting applications to support local communities and address areas of social need.

Rail Minister waves off an Okehampton to Exeter service prior to the doubling of services on the line. 

Please credit: Mike Rego

Restoring your railway: Passengers see Dartmoor Line services doubled

  • New hourly service introduced on the Dartmoor line, doubling the current service in boost for local economy.
  • Passenger numbers have exceeded expectations, with 50,000 journeys being made in the first 20 weeks since the restored line reopened
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Don’t get caught out: Train times to change this Sunday

Train operator GWR is today reminding passengers that its timetables are changing from this Sunday.