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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...
On Lift // Credit 35006 Locomotive Company Ltd

Winter maintenance work carried out on steam locomotive No. 35006 “Peninsular and Oriental SN...

The 35006 Locomotive Company Ltd has published a detailed report on work carried out on their Southern Railway Merchant Navy Class No.35006 "Peninsular and Oriental SN Co" during winter maintenance, this has been undertaken at...
45157 "The Glasgow Highlander" // Credit RailAdvent

Steam railtours and special railway events this March

Halfway through March and there are still plenty of events to visit this month, we are pleased to announce that railway events and railtours have all been inputted into our events calendar. Along with the...
7903 "Foremarke Hall" with Test steam Train at Broadway Station // Credit Jack Boskett

First Steam Train to Broadway Station after 58 years

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) have been running test steam trains to their newly-built Broadway Station, ahead of the first public trains planned to run at the end of March. The test train The test...
7903 "Foremarke Hall" and 35006 "Peninsular & Oriental SN Co" undergoing Annual Boiler Examination // Credit Mike Solloway

News from GWSR Steam Locomotive Department

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway's (GWSR) Steam Locomotive Department have posted their latest news update, with good news about their home fleet. Annual Boiler Examination On Friday the 2nd March 2018, members of the GWSR's home fleet...