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Thomas and friends chuffing to Cheltenham

Two days of family fun as famous railway stories are re-lived
on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

Thomas the Tank Engine - creation of the late Rev Awdry - takes over the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway over the weekend of September 22 and 23.

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway calls for volunteers

Thinking of volunteering? Do you like meeting people?
Think of the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway!
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway is calling for new volunteers.
The railway, which runs between Cheltenham Racecourse and Laverton via Winchcombe and Toddington, is run almost entirely by volunteers. But it could do with more!

Jubilee Half Term - Kids go free on the GWSR

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) has got into the Jubilee family spirit by offering free travel for children over the half-term break between, from Saturday 2nd June to Sunday 10th June.

With the AA predicting that most people will stay in the UK over the

Thomas and Friends take over the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway!

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (GWR) is bracing itself for hundreds of fans of ‘Thomas the Tank Engine' this weekend (26 and 27 May) as the cheeky blue locomotive and his friends take over the railway.

In Perfect Harmony for Steam Railway's Emergency Appeal

Reading Male Voice Choir is to perform a benefit concert at Cheltenham Town Hall on Saturday 14th April. Proceeds will go to help repair the railway embankment collapse on the GWR Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.

The top-quality Reading Male Voice Choir (RMVC) are putting on a stunning performance, with special guests the Miscellany Ladies' Choir. 

Fine Dining by Steam starts with a Mothering Sunday Special!

gwr logogwr logoRefurbished 'Elegant Excursions' steam dining train service on Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (the 'Honeybourne Line')

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway's refurbished fine dining train, Elegant Excursions, starts its 2012 programme with Luncheon on Mothering Sunday, 18th March.

GWR starts its 2012 Season - Classic Steam & Diesel Trains;Classic Buses, Events for Everyone

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (GWR) starts its main 2012 season

over the weekend of 10th and 11th March.

Because the 12-mile long railway, often known as the ‘Honeybourne Line', is
currently divided by a landslip just north of its Winchcombe station, trains
are operating over the separate sections - with a vintage bus link
connecting the two.

Digging for Victory:Work starts on Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Embankment Repair

• Work begins on Winchcombe embankment collapse in February
• ‘Last push' for final £170,000 of £1m emergency appeal

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is about to start work on a £670,000 project to repair its collapsed embankment just north of Winchcombe station.

Snow stops Santa in his tracks on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

Steam, Santa and snow seemed a perfect combination for the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway's  popular Santa Specials which run between Toddington and Winchcombe: that is, until the snow really set in and prevented staff from getting to the railway. 

On top of that, the freezing conditions started to prevent points and signals from working properly.

Swindon to Kemble – Stalled But Not Derailed

Cotswold MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown met yesterday, along with a number of other MPs, with the Railways Minister, Theresa Villiers MP, to discuss the future of the Swindon to Kemble railway line.
 

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