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GWR 4900 ‘Hall’ and 6959 ‘Modified Hall’ Class steam locomotives – Class Information

The Great Western Railway's 4900 'Hall' Class were the GWR's most numerous 4-6-0 type engines ever built. They will be the focus of this week's Class Information, and there 6959 'Modified Halls' as designed and...
Glos Warks sees passenger numbers double after broadway extension

Steam railways delight as passenger numbers rise 52% on last year

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced that passenger numbers have grown an astonishing 52%. To the end of June, it had attracted nearly 72,000 passengers riding on trains between Cheltenham Racecourse and Broadway. This compares...
No.35006 "Peninsular & Oriental S. N. Co." Waiting to Leave Broadway // Jamie Duggan, RailAdvent

Recent repair work on steam locomotive No.35006 “‘Peninsular and Oriental S.N. Co”

The 35006 Locomotive Company Ltd has released details on the latest repair work carried out on their SR Merchant Navy No.35006 "'Peninsular & Oriental S.N. Co". Issue During most of July, 35006 wasn't scheduled to be hauling...
D832 "Onslaught" // Credit Severn Valley Railway

Diesel locomotives back to Broadway at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway is set to become the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Diesel Railway as it holds its annual Diesel Gala. The Heritage Diesel Festival will be held at the GWSR between the 27th and...
No. 75078 at Oxenhope

BR Standard 4s (4-6-0, 2-6-0 and 2-6-4T) steam locomotives – Class Information

It's Friday which can only mean one thing... another Class Information is released, with this week's installment focusing on British Railway's (BR) Standard Class 4 designs (4-6-0, 2-6-0 & 2-6-4T). Firstly looking at the...

SR Bulleid Pacifics steam locomotives – Class Information

This week's Class Information will be looking at the Southern Railway Bulleid Pacifics, the Merchant Navy, West Country & Battle of Britain classes. After looking into the history of both classes, we will then move...

Heritage Railway’s delight as passenger numbers soar in May 2018

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway have announced that their number of travellers on its trains have been breaking records one after the other. For the month up to the 31st May 2018, the heritage railway...
No.6023 "King Edward II" Rests at the Coaling Point while No.70013 "Oliver Cromwell" waits to be Uncoupled from its final train of the Gala // Credit Jamie Duggan, RailAdvent

A Visit to the Cotswold Festival of Steam at the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam...

On Monday the 28th of May, I made a visit to the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) for their biggest steam gala of the year, the Cotswold Festival of Steam. Starting the Day Although the newly-built...
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...