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...
Credit: Gloucestshire Warwickshire Railway

Train Driver Retires After 65 Years On The Job

A Train Driver has retired from duties at the Gloucestshire Warwickshire Railway after 80 years as a railwayman. Jeff Madge took his last turn as a driver at the Gloucestshire Warwickshire Steam Railway on Tuesday...
Gloucestshire Warwickshire Steam Railway Santa Specials

Santa Steam Trains more popular than ever at the Glos Warks Railway

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced that its Steam Santa Special trains are set to break records this year. With just a month until the first Santa Special, ticket sales are gathering pace for...
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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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