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Battle of Britain at Gloucestershire, Warwickshire Railway

WW2 planes and steam at Toddington station on 8th and 20th August!
50-year-olds travel free on 8th August
A lone Spitfire of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will make low altitude passes over the GWR’s Toddington station on Saturday 8th August. 

Born in 1949? Celebrate with a 60-year-old Steam Engine and travel free on the GWR this weekend!

This weekend on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway – ‘The Honeybourne Line’ – celebrates a rather special lady’s 60th birthday.

The ‘lady’ is engine no. 7903, named Foremarke Hall.  And to help her celebrate, there’s a free ride on the 10-mile line on 4th and 5th July for anyone who was born in 1949!

GWR’s first Real Ale and Steam weekend

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (GWR), in conjunction with the North Cotswold Branch of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale), is holding its first Ale and Steam weekend on 6th and 7th June at Winchcombe Station. 

The magic goes on and on at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway!

After a highly successful Cotswold Festival of Steam, which saw nearly 5,000 passengers carried over four days

Express Way to a Magic Train Ride on the GWR

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is conjuring up a magic few days in May, when the biggest - and heaviest - star of the Harry Potter movies pays a visit.

The ‘star' is the dark red steam locomotive* that, in the films, hauls the ‘Hogwarts Express', carrying Harry Potter and his young wizard companions to Hogwarts School.

Postman Pat, Postman Pat and his black-and-white-cat pay a first class visit to the GWR

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway to welcome a one-in-a-million traveller!

Zero-carbon light-rail project narrowly misses award

A revolutionary project, conceived jointly between Cheltenham Chamber of Commerce and Professor Frank Chambers, Head of the University of Gloucestershire's Centre for Environmental Change and Quaternary Research, has come second out of 26 university entrants in a national competition for innovation and reducing carbon emissions.

Kemble to Swindon Line On Track

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Member of Parliament for Cotswolds, together with David Drew, MP for Stroud and Martin Horwood, MP for Cheltenham, today had a meeting with Transport Minister Lord Adonis.

Santa steams in to Toddington on the GWR

Saturday 6th December - Wednesday 24th December 2008 at Toddington Railway Station.
Santa paid an unexpected visit to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway this week to check on bookings for his “Santa Specials 2008” trains starting on Saturday 6th December. To his delight he found that some trains are already sold out and bookings are well up on previous years.

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