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Reading’s Aldworth Philharmonic Orchestra (APO) stepped out from the comfort of the concert hall to present a free public event at Reading station on Saturday afternoon, 22 July.
Great Western Railway (GWR) has agreed a partnership deal with Visit Bath, helping to continue to promote the city as a leading UK destination.
Saturday 22 to Sunday 30 July Network Rail will be carrying out railway upgrade work in the Oxford area next week which will impact those travelling between Banbury, Oxford and Didcot Parkway. With new Great Western Railway (GWR) Intercity Express Trains set to deliver over a fifth more seats per train and more frequent, Network Rail will undertake track reconfiguration to the south of Oxford station.
Some of the most beautiful areas of the UK are on the GWR network but which destinations are the most photographed and shared on social media? Find out here.
A £2.2 million community improvement fund launched by Great Western Railway is now inviting applications for the third and final year to support local communities and address areas of social need.
Over 35% more seats and better trains for Severn Beach Line as Great Western modernisation work continues. The Seven Beach Line is to benefit from 35% more seats, and better, more modern trains as Great Western Railway begins its plan to modernise services throughout the city.
Prime Minister, Theresa May, officially opened a new £4.5million railway siding in her constituency of Maidenhead this morning, which will see Great Western Railway increase the number of electric, peak time trains. The sidings have been installed as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan and will ease congestion on the railway, allowing GWR to introduce a further three new eight carriage Electrostar trains, increasing capacity and improving passenger’s experience.
Over £1.6 million allocated to improve cycle facilities at three stations. Funding will see the creation of more than 1,000 extra cycle storage spaces. Great Western Railway (GWR) has welcomed the Department for Transport’s announcement that alongside local contributions will see over £1.6 million committed to further improve cycling facilities at three stations on its network.
Port or Starboard seat? Either oar. Over 60 extra trains a day will be operated by Great Western Railway (GWR) to support the Henley Royal Regatta, starting on Wednesday 28 June. With the five-day regatta continuing until Sunday 2 July, GWR will provide a total of 312 extra trains to cater for the estimated 34,000 extra customers – that’s more than double the number who take the train to Glastonbury. Oarsome.
Save as much as 77% 200,000 low cost tickets are now available as train operator Great Western Railway launches its Summer sale. Hurry now to take advantage of limited low cost £5, £10 or £15 fares to travel within the Great Western network.
Passengers to benefit from new trains, providing more seats, more services and reduced journey times Great Western Railway’s first Intercity Express Train has made its maiden voyage to Cornwall this morning, as part of a very special test journey from London Paddington to Penzance.
GWR to provide 50 extra trains for Glastonbury, and it’s set to be a scorcher as people wait to board connecting shuttle bus services With the hot weather set to continue for the first half of the week as Glastonbury Festival 2017 goers make their way to the festival site, GWR is reminding passengers to travel light, to remember sun cream, and a bottle of water.