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419 at the Churnet Valley Railway

Steam locomotive 419 hauls first trains on Gloucestershire and Warwickshire

Standing in for the heritage line's DMU (Diesel Multiple Unit), Mackintosh ‘Caley’ 0-4-4 tank No.419 will haul its first trains on the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway tomorrow, Thursday 23rd of May. Cotswold Festival of...
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GWSR steam locomotive gala set to take place this Bank Holiday

If you don't already known, the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway will be hosting their annual "Cotswold Festival of Steam" this upcoming bank holiday weekend, Saturday 25th to Monday 27th of May. 'Northern Soul' With two of...
3717 "City of Truro" at NRM York 2012 Railfest // Credit Tim Hawkins

GWR 3400/3700 ‘City’ steam locomotive class – Sole Survivor

One of the early designs from Churchward, the 3400 (Later changed to 3700 series) 'City' class were built to meet traffic demands as well as allowing Churchward to test new designs, later used in...

Steam locomotive 6023 King Edward II has arrived at the GWSR

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced that Great Western  Railway 6000 'King' Class No.6023 "King Edward II" has been unloaded at Toddington, ready for running on the heritage line. Cotswold Festival of Steam 2019 -...
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Steam locomotive 1264 to attend Glos Warks Gala

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced that LNER B1 Class No. 1264 will be attending their “Cotswold Festival of Steam” gala in May this year. An intensive timetable will be in operation over the weekend, which...
419 at the Churnet Valley Railway

Steam locomotive 419 to visit the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced steam locomotive 419 will be visiting the line in 2019. 419 will be visiting the line for their Cotswold Festival of Steam, which is to be held from...
Glos Warks sees passenger numbers double after broadway extension

Double award for Broadway extension

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced that they have picked up two major awards at the Heritage Railway Association awards ceremony. The ceremony was held in Birmingham on Saturday 9th February 2019. Both awards were...

Steam locomotive 6023 King Edward II to visit the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced that GWR King Class No. 6023 King Edward II will be attending their “Cotswold Festival of Steam” gala in May this year. This is the second year running that 6023...
Glos Warks sees passenger numbers double after broadway extension

Steam train delight as GWSR numbers rise by 42%

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced that its best ever year in 2018 by a considerable margin. Records tumbled in during the year, after Broadway station opened in March 2018 which increased the lines...
4231 at Swindon Works // Credit Unknown

GWR 42XX, 5205, 5275 and 72XX Classes of steam locomotives – Class Information

Built for short-distance heavy coal trains, the 4200s and variations played a key part in the transport of Welsh coal. Once exploring the working careers of each class, we will then see how each preserved...
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