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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...

Steam locomotive 6023 King Edward II to visit the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced that GWR King Class No. 6023 King Edward II will be attending their “Cotswold Festival of Steam” gala in May this year. This is the second year running that 6023...
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...
Armistice

Steam trains play big part in Armistice celebration

Fallen railway employees of World War 1 and 2 were remembered at a special celebration at Toddington Station on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway. The ceremony was held on Sunday 18th November. Following the Act of...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

SR Bulleid Pacifics steam locomotives – Class Information

This week's Class Information will be looking at the Southern Railway Bulleid Pacifics, the Merchant Navy, West Country & Battle of Britain classes. After looking into the history of both classes, we will then move...