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GWR helps more than 200 victims of domestic abuse get to a place of safety

The Great Western Railway (GWR) ‘Rail to Refuge’ scheme has helped more than 150 adults and 70 children flee domestic abuse by providing free rail travel.

Cllr Tudor Evans on the simulator

On course at Plymouth for concourse improvements for a better welcome

In the driver’s seat: Council leader Tudor Evans got a taste of life in the hot seat testing the new train driver simulator at Plymouth’s station, following the relocation of the facility.

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Land purchased for new transport hub at Moreton-in-Marsh

Moreton-in-Marsh Town Council and Great Western Railway have today announced the joint purchase of the brownfield site neighbouring Moreton-in-Marsh Railway Station.

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Devon communities to be better connected as railway line set to reopen for first time in 50 years

Communities and passengers in Devon are to benefit from the reopening of the railway between Okehampton and Exeter as a result of the Government’s ‘Restoring your Railway’ initiative.

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New compensation scheme launched for season ticket holders

Rail season ticket holders delayed by 15 minutes or more will be able to claim for compensation, irrespective of the cause of their delay.

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GWR Chooses to Challenge for International Women’s Day

Great Western Railway (GWR) is celebrating International Women’s Day with a film featuring colleagues challenging themselves and others to forge a more equal world.

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Rail improvement works affect services to London Paddington

Network Rail is carrying out essential upgrade works in the London Paddington area on Sunday 7 March 2021, closing the station to all trains for the day.

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GWR teams up with Penguin Books for competition to win guide to best stations

Great Western Railway is strengthening its long affiliation with Penguin Books by teaming up for a competition to win copies of a bestseller.

GWR ramps up service as schools set to return

GWR ramps up service as schools set to return

Great Western Railway will increase the number of trains it runs as schools and colleges across its network prepare to return to the classroom next week.

Great Western Railway win top rail accolades

Great Western Railway win top rail accolades

Great Western Railway has scooped two top prizes at this year’s Rail Business Awards, the industry’s most recognised awards scheme. 

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Rail improvement works taking place in East Cornwall

Upgrade work to improve the railway in Cornwall will continue from Monday 1 March affecting rail services between Plymouth and Cornwall.

GWR partners with Olio to help combat food waste

GWR partners with Olio to help combat food waste

Great Western Railway (GWR) has launched an exciting new scheme to help tackle food waste in the rail industry, while supporting families in need.