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...
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...
Volunteers line up in front of the first train to the new Broadway Station // Credit Jo Roesen

First Train runs to Broadway since 1960!

The Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Steam Railway (G&WSR) have now laid down the track all the way to the new Broadway Station, reconnecting the station with the rest of the line. The Railway's Class 73 Diesel...
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...
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...
6046 at Goathland on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Announce 3 Visitors To Steam Gala

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway has announced 3 visitors to their Cotswold Festival of Steam Gala, which will take place at the end of May 2017. Black 5 No. 45305 Visiting from the Great Central Railway, this LMS...
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...
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...
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...
Credit: Winchcombe

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway – Cotswold Food & Drink Fayre 2017 – Information

This weekend, on the 21st/22nd October 2017, the Gloucestershire & Warwicksire Railway are holding their annual Cotswold Food and Drink Fayre. 40 exhibitors are expected to come to the festival, showing off all of their...
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