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QPR corporate travel

Travelling on GWR train is just the ticket for QPR

EFL Championship side Queens Park Rangers linked up with Great Western Railway when they chose the train to travel to their first away game of the season.
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GWR ramps up service as schools set to return

Great Western Railway has increased the number of trains it runs as schools and colleges across its network prepare to return to the classroom.
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Great Western Railway receives the UK’s first tri-mode train

GWR has received the first train in the UK able to run on overhead and third-rail electric lines, as well as under its own diesel power, which is expected to be introduced on services between Reading and Gatwick by early 2021.
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Maintaining the railway between Swindon and Bristol

Bank Holiday travel advice - Track renewal work will take place west of Swindon at weekends at the end of August and the start of September, which could affect your journey.
Tulbahadur Pun

GWR to honour Gurkha VC hero to mark 75 years since the end of World War 2

Great Western Railway (GWR) is to honour Gurkha VC hero Tul Bahadur Pun by naming one of their Intercity Express Trains after him.
Room Mate

Finalists in the National Rail Awards, GWR install world first innovation for those with disabilities

A joint application by GWR and ADi Access Ltd has been shortlisted for this year’s National Rail Awards for Customer Service Excellence.
Brunel Plaza

Rail Minister visits Brunel Plaza regeneration

The Rail Minister has visited Plymouth to meet those responsible for the regeneration of Brunel Plaza.
Train announcement competition winners

Hats off to young train managers for their winning GWR announcements

Great Western Railway has revealed the winners of its competition to unearth potential train managers of the future.
Capt Tom Moore

All aboard! Train name fame for 18 BBC Radio listeners across the South West

Calling all readers: Nominate your Make a Difference superstars to celebrate people who have been going above and beyond during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Let’s travel safely this summer

As the country moves into the next stage of its coronavirus response, public transport will continue to play an important role.
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Let’s travel safely this summer as GWR announces enhanced getaway services

Additional train services for Devon and Cornwall have been announced from this weekend to help people returning to rail travel do so safely, but customers are reminded to consider others and wear a face covering, and to wash their hands regularly.
Make a wish Ewan Kaczanow

Three Devon schoolboys among stars of the future with GWR train announcements

Bing bong! Great Western Railway is pleased to announce a host of #EnterTraining entries for its latest competition – including one all the way from Australia.