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Newbury north side

Exciting new plans for Newbury station redevelopment submitted to council

Exciting plans for the redevelopment of Newbury station have moved a step further after Great Western Railway submitted their application for new business growth units on the south side of the station.

GWR Online Safe Spaces

GWR provides online support for domestic abuse victims

Great Western Railway has further strengthened its support for people experiencing domestic abuse by signing up to provide vital help at the touch of button.

Okehampton last train June 3 1972 Picture by Bernard Mills

Okehampton photograph stirs memories – but do you recognise any of these people?

1972: It was the year the Watergate Scandal broke, Emmerdale Farm first appeared on our TV screens, Mary Peters won pentathlon gold at the Munich Olympics – and the last regular passenger train left Okehampton.

Taunton cycle parking and MSCP entrance

New multistorey car park opens at Taunton station bringing development closer to completion.

A new 400 space multistorey car park at Taunton station has opened today, a month after the new ticket office welcomed travellers for the first time, a major milestone in the multimillion-pound station regeneration project.

IET North Cots

Rail improvements to impact journeys on the Cotswolds Line

Plans to carry out track improvement, and bridge refurbishment, work will see the railway line between Moreton-in-Marsh and Worcester Shrub Hill closed for seven days from this weekend.

IET Bristol

Just 50 days to go before work intensifies to transform Bristol Temple Meads and the railway serving the area

There are just 50 days to go before work intensifies to transform Bristol Temple Meads, and the railway serving the area – paving the way for more train services to move more people, more reliably.

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Hitachi Rail and rail industry agree service recovery plan to get trains back

Hitachi Rail, train operators, and government have agreed, with oversight from the Office of Rail and Road, a service recovery plan to safely reintroduce more 800 Series and 385 Series trains to the network.

Ken Rees train Swansea 3

Pilot who dug tunnel in the ‘Great Escape’ has train named in his honour by GWR

A Second World War pilot who played a vital part in the ‘Great Escape’ from a German prisoner-of-war camp has had a train named in his honour by Great Western Railway.

Bristol Rail Regeneration

Timetable changes expected in Bristol area this Summer as major railway upgrade gets underway

Bristol Temple Meads is being transformed and the railway serving the area upgraded – paving the way for more train services to move more people, more reliably.

Capt Sir Tom Moore vinyl

Great Western Railway’s Captain Tom train to make 100 stops for charity challenge

Great Western Railway (GWR) will send the ‘Captain Tom Centennial’ on an epic journey as part of the Captain Tom 100 challenge.

Taunton ticket office from inside

New ticket office opens at Taunton station as development nears completion

A new ticket office at Taunton Station has welcomed travellers for the first time, marking a significant milestone in the completion of the multimillion-pound station regeneration project.

St Ives branch

Buses to replace trains on branch line during G7 summit

Great Western Railway (GWR) will operate a Rail Replacement Service along the Cornish Branch line route between St Erth and St Ives during the G7 summit in June.