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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...

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 -...

GWR 2800 and 2884 steam locomotive class – Class Information

If you have been following our Project Information series you would know that we have completed articles on all the current new build steam projects now! Our new Friday series will be looking at...
3717 "City of Truro" at NRM York 2012 Railfest // Credit Tim Hawkins

GWR 3400/3700 ‘City’ steam locomotive class – Sole Survivor

One of the early designs from Churchward, the 3400 (Later changed to 3700 series) 'City' class were built to meet traffic demands as well as allowing Churchward to test new designs, later used in...
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...

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...
"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...
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...
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...
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