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First Great Western TV advert launched

First Great Western have launched their new television advert which highlights iconic destinations in the South West.
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South Devon Link Road brings forward culvert work

Following the severance of the line at Dawlish, a programme of flood relief works has been brought forward as part of the South Devon Link Road project.
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First Great Western welcomes £9.5m Growth Fund allocation for Didcot Parkway car park upgrade

Train operator First Great Western has welcomed the allocation of £9.5 million towards a new multi-storey car park and covered walkway at Didcot Parkway station, as part of funding from the Government’s Local Growth Fund.
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Rail-fly partnership wins international award

First Great Western's rail-fly partnership with Heathrow Express and Singapore Airlines has won Integrated Air Rail Partnership at the Global Air Rail Awards 2014 in Oslo.
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Nectar points the way with rail fares deal

Family outings can add up, but thanks to First Great Western’s new partnership with Nectar, you could enjoy a free day out just by taking the train.
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Pop up dining to hit Bristol Temple Meads

Working with renowned restaurateur and chef Mitch Tonks, First Great Western is to host a Pop Up Pullman train dining experience.
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Improved access for Weston-Super-Mare station

The railway station at Weston-Super-Mare is to benefit from improved disability access, following a successful bid by First Great Western and Network Rail for a government grant to enhance facilities.
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Exeter Chiefs v Harlequins: Additional trains provided Kick off: 14.00

First Great Western is to run 10 additional trains this coming Sunday [Sunday 4 May] to help spectators cheer on Exeter Chiefs as they take on Harlequins, kick off at 14.00.
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Wiltshire's TransWilts community gets national recognition

The TransWilts Community Rail Partnership has been admitted as a full member of the Association of Community Rail Partnerships (ACoRP) - a federation of over 50 community rail partnerships and rail promotion groups.
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Devon Restaurateur offers food for rail customers

To celebrate the reopening of the Dawlish line, leading seafood restaurateur, Mitch Tonks is offering First Great Western customers a special deal at his restaurants in Devon.
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FGW response to RMT ballot for industrial action

In response to the RMT announcement to ballot for industrial action, a First Great Western spokesman said: "We are astonished that the RMT has decided not to respond to the proposals we put to them to resolve these issues, and instead call a ballot for industrial action."
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Dawlish railway line reopens

The communities and businesses of West Devon and Cornwall are celebrating today as their rail link with the rest of the country has been restored in time for the Easter holidays.