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...
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...
1450 stops at Hayles Halt

New Station Opens on the GWSR

On the 6th June 2017 a new station opened on the GWSR. The Halt, Hayless Abbey was originally opened in 1928, but was closed by British Railways in 1960. The project on the Gloucestershire...
"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...
First train stands in the new Broadway Station // Credit Jo Roesen

Gloucestshire and Warwickshire Steam Railway ‘on track’ for Easter Broadway return

The Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Steam Railway and its volunteers are working flat out to make sure things are ready for the first public trains to stop at Broadway station for nearly 60 years on...
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...
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...

Steam Loco 6023 “King Edward II” Star Guest for Cotswold Festival of Steam

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) has announced that GWR King Class No. 6023 "King Edward II" will be attending their "Cotswold Festival of Steam" gala in May this year. About 'King Edward II' A week ago, the...
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...
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