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GWR sets aside £0.75m for community projects

Applications are now being invited for the 2020/21 round of funding from a local community improvement fund. Launched in 2015 by Great Western Railway, over...

Over 9,000 extra seats to Newquay for Boardmasters 2019

Over 9,000 extra train seats are being provided for this year’s Boardmasters Festival but passengers are being warned that they must reserve a seat...
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Improvement works to affect trains at Gloucester Station

Gloucester railway station will not be able to accommodate direct trains to/from London for a six-day period as Network Rail work to improve the...
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New IETs drive record satisfaction levels for GWR

New figures show a 9% improvement in customer satisfaction with regional train company Great Western Railway. This is the pay off, of an investment of...
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Rail group founders honoured with new waiting room

The Cotswold Line Promotion Group and Great Western Railway has announced that they have opened a new waiting room in honour of two leading...
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More seats on trains for Glastonbury Festival

Michael Eavis named Intercity Express Train to carry festival travellers for the first time. GWR will be providing almost 40% more seats for this year’s...
Intercity Record Train

Intercity Express Train breaks speed record

With their new Intercity Express Train, Great Western Railway has set a new speed record between Oxford and London Paddington. This is to mark...

Taunton’s multi-million-pound redevelopment gets underway

Preparation work for the multimillion pound regeneration of Taunton Station has got underway with the establishment of a site compound, and the closure of the...
Extra 12 carriage trains into London from Great Western Railway

39 community projects to share £800,000 funding

Great Western Railway has announced that 39 community projects will share a total of £800,000 in funding. Just one of 39 schemes to be awarded...
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Train services in Devon and Cornwall double following new timetable

Great Western Railway has announced that train services have doubled between Plymouth and Penzance as a result of the new May timetable. Trains between Plymouth...