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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...

GWR 4900 ‘Hall’ and 6959 ‘Modified Hall’ Class steam locomotives – Class Information

The Great Western Railway's 4900 'Hall' Class were the GWR's most numerous 4-6-0 type engines ever built. They will be the focus of this week's Class Information, and there 6959 'Modified Halls' as designed and...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
5197 arrives at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway

Steam locomotives begin to arrive at the GWSR ahead of Cotswold Festival of Steam

The steam locomotive stars of the upcoming 'Give My Regards To Broadway' themed Cotswold Festival of Steam at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway have begun to arrive at Toddington ahead of the special weekend. The annual...
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...
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