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Track renewal North Cotswolds

Engineering works to affect trains in the North Cotswolds

Great Western Railway services will be affected by rail improvement works taking place this spring between Oxfordshire and Worcestershire.

Gloucestershire CRP Award win

Community Rail Partnerships across the GWR network win big at prestigious national awards ceremony

Community Rail Partnerships (CRP) from across the GWR network are celebrating after scooping a host of prizes at the 2024 Community Rail Awards.

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Media invite: Have you seen this? Come on board the Night Riviera sleeper train

Great Western Railway is to hold an open day for people to come and have a look at its internationally renowned Night Riviera Sleeper service this Thursday.

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Great Western Railway’s innovative fast-charge battery trial now under way

Great Western Railway’s innovative fast-charge battery trial officially commenced today (Monday 18 March).

Reading West platform

Media invite: New Reading West station building will open for customers on Tuesday 19 March

The new station building and ticket office were built in partnership with Reading Borough Council, the Department for Transport, Network Rail and Thames Valley Berkshire Enterprise Partnership. 

Cheltenham racing

More than 45 trains and 20,000 seats every day for this year’s Cheltenham Festival

More than 45 trains, providing thousands of train seats, will be available every day of this year’s Cheltenham Festival.

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Rail journeys to be affected by engineering work in South Devon this weekend and next week

Great Western Railway services will be affected by signalling improvement work between Plymouth and Totnes, plus track renewals between Exeter and Newton Abbot.

Castle Cary Car Park

Car park at Castle Cary to close during Easter

Parking will be reduced at Castle Cary station ahead of the Easter period to enable various improvement projects to be completed, Great Western Railway warns.

Local artists celebrate Devon’s rich literary history with unveiling at Exeter St Davids for World Book Day.
Left to right: GWR Customer Services Director Rachel Geliamassi; Exeter City of Literature Executive Director Anna Cohn Orchard; GWR Station Manager Robin Barrington-Best (who features in the

Local artists celebrate Devon’s rich literary history with unveiling at Exeter St Davids for World Book Day

A permanent, new artwork at Exeter St Davids station has been unveiled for World Book Day. 

Hundred Heroines Tapestry Gloucester

New, 4-metre-long tapestry unveiled at Gloucester station to mark International Women’s Day

A new tapestry depicting stories of women in rail over the ages was unveiled by Gloucester MP Richard Graham at a special event at the station on International Women’s Day.

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Loving pair couple-up and celebrate wedding on a train at 125mph

Two loving souls had their wedding ceremony, reception and a three-course meal all on a very special Great Western Railway Pullman Dining train today (Friday).

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Wales v France: Great Western Railway providing 52 trains for Sunday’s Six Nations fixture

Great Western Railway will provide 52 trains and more than 27,000 seats for fans attending Sunday’s Wales v France Six Nations fixture.