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5197 arrives at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway

Steam locomotives begin to arrive at the GWSR ahead of Cotswold Festival of Steam

The steam locomotive stars of the upcoming 'Give My Regards To Broadway' themed Cotswold Festival of Steam at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway have begun to arrive at Toddington ahead of the special weekend. The annual...

GWR 2800 and 2884 steam locomotive class – Class Information

If you have been following our Project Information series you would know that we have completed articles on all the current new build steam projects now! Our new Friday series will be looking at...
Class 26 No. 26043 // Credit Pin Dunn

Class 26 Joins Mid Hants Railway’s Diesel Gala 2018 Line-Up

The Mid Hants Railway (The Watercress Line) have announced that Class 26 No.D5343 (26043) will be joining the line-up for their Diesel Gala 2018 in Early June. About No.D5343 The Class 26 joins the gala thanks...
Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway bridge hit for 14th time in 3 years

Steam railway’s frustration at 14 bridge strikes since 2014

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway opened its extension back to Broadway on Good Friday 2018 and since then has been a hit with passengers. This success is being hampered by thoughtless truck drivers who are...
6430 and 80072 at Llangollen

Steam locomotive No.6430 announced as fourth guest for Cotswold Festival of Steam Gala

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) has announced that Great Western Railway (GWR) 64XX Class No.6430 will be the fourth and final visiting guest for the Cotswold Festival of Steam Gala at the end of May. Replacement...
3473 "County of Middlesex // Credit Churchward County Trust Collection

Churchward County Trust (steam locomotive No.3840 “County of Montgomery”) – Project Information

Firstly, I would like to apologise for the lack of a Project Information last week. This week we are looking at another Great Western Railway (GWR) 'County' class, this time the smaller earlier Churchward-designed...
Oliver Cromwell passes 'The Mound' near Oakworth on a 30742 Charter

Steam locomotive No.70013 ‘Oliver Cromwell’ to visit GWSR Festival of Steam

This morning, the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced that steam locomotive No.70013 'Oliver Cromwell' will be visiting them to take part in their Festival of Steam. Oliver Cromwell's visit is thanks to the National Railway...
Glos Warks sees passenger numbers double after broadway extension

Easter passenger numbers double on the Gloucester Warwickshire Steam Railway after Broadway extension

Since the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway reopened the extension to Broadway, records have been tumbling in. They have now announced that they have seen passenger numbers double this year at Easter when compared with last...
"The Asparagus Express" Credit Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway

‘Glos Warks’ to celebrate Asparagus Day with “The Asparagus Express” steam train

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway have announced that they will be running  "The Asparagus Express". This will launch this year's British Asparagus Festival. British Asparagus Festival Starting on St George’s Day, 23th of April, the British Asparagus Festival is a...
Components of 76077 // Credit Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Steam

Can you support the restoration of steam locomotive No. 76077?

The 76084 Locomotive Company Ltd has released a list of all components available for sponsorship which will be used in restoring British Railways (BR) Standard Class 4 (2-6-0) No. 76077. Help in restoring 76084 Many components used...