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Biggest timetable change since the 70s now only 150 days away - Oxford & North Cotswolds

Oxford and the North Cotswold train services will be transformed from December, as Great Western Railway speeds up its timetable, offering faster journey times and more frequent services to key locations.
IET Paignton Station

Biggest timetable change since the 70s now only 150 days away - South West

South West train services will be transformed from December, as Great Western Railway speeds up its timetable, offering faster journey times and more frequent services to key locations.
IET breaks speed record

Biggest timetable change since the 70s now only 150 days away - South Wales

South Wales train services will be transformed from December, as Great Western Railway speeds up its timetable, offering faster journey times and more frequent services to key locations.
IET Paignton

Biggest timetable change since the 70s now only 150 days away - Bristol

Bristol train services will be transformed from December, as Great Western Railway speeds up its timetable, offering faster journey times and more frequent services to key locations.
Great Western Railway

Rail improvement work to affect Gloucester station

Gloucester railway station will not be able to accommodate direct trains to/from London for a six-day period as Network Rail work to improve the track in readiness for more frequent services later this year.
Moreton-in-Marsh waiting room

Rail user group honours founders with new waiting room

The Cotswold Line Promotion Group (CLPG) and Great Western Railway have opened a new waiting room in honour of two leading members of the rail campaign group.
IET Challow

New Intercity Express Trains drive record customer satisfaction for GWR

New figures out today show a 9% improvement in customer satisfaction with regional train company Great Western Railway, as investment in new trains, additional staff and more reliable infrastructure starts to pay off.
Glastonbury illustrative

Almost 40% increase in train seats being provided for this year’s Glastonbury Festival

GWR will provide almost 40% more seats for this year’s Glastonbury Festival but is warning travellers that reservations are booking up fast. The festival will also be served by a very special train this year, named after festival founder Michael Eavis. Michael was nominated as one of GWRs 100 Great Westerners to have an Intercity Express Train named after him which took place at a ceremony earlier in the year.
IET breaks speed record

New Intercity Express Train breaks speed record

To mark the 175th anniversary of the opening of the railway between Oxford and Didcot, GWR has set a new speed record between Oxford and London Paddington with their new Intercity Express Train.
GWR Gunnislake

New tile artwork unveiled at Gunnislake station on 25th anniversary date

A series of new decorative tiles adorning the walls of Gunnislake station were unveiled in a special event on Thursday 6th June.
Great Western Railway

Massive station redevelopment gets underway

Preparatory work for the multimillion pound regeneration of Taunton Station has got underway with the establishment of a site compound, and the closure of the main car park.
Great Western Railway

Revealed: The 39 community projects across the GWR network to share over £800,000 funding

A scheme to use a rail station garden to grow food for the homeless is just one of 39 to have been awarded funding from Great Western Railway today, as the train operator announces the winners of its community improvement fund.