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...
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...
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...
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

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...
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...

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 -...
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...
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...
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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