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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
419 at the Churnet Valley Railway

Steam locomotive 419 to visit the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway has announced steam locomotive 419 will be visiting the line in 2019. 419 will be visiting the line for their Cotswold Festival of Steam, which is to be held from...
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...

Heritage Railway’s delight as passenger numbers soar in May 2018

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway have announced that their number of travellers on its trains have been breaking records one after the other. For the month up to the 31st May 2018, the heritage railway...
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...