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...
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...
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...
5526 departing South Devon Railway for Gloucestershire and warwickshire Steam Railway Credit: South Devon Railway FB Page

5526 visits Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

South Devon Railway based 5526 has gone to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway for a visit over the winter and will return in the new year. More Information on 5526 5526, a 2-6-2T, is a GWR 4575 Class...
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...
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...
"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...
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...
Gloucestshire Warwickshire Steam Railway Santa Specials

Santa Specials more popular than ever at the GWSR

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced that its Santa Specials are to break records again as the last seats are taken. The Santa season starts this weekend (2nd December 2017). 75 Santa Specials scheduled...
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...
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