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Pete Waterman launches £1m Emergency Appeal to repair Gloucestershire Railway embankment collapse

Pete Waterman, music industry statesman and railway enthusiast, launched the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway’s (GWSR) £1 million emergency appeal on Tuesday 7th September 2010.

The 5th Lecture Series at Armscote Manor in Warwickshire is in October

All the evenings start at 7pm with a glass of wine and the lectures begin at 7.30pm

Over the arches to the Honeybourne Line’s future at GWR175

First time in preservation: Honeyboune Line’s trains run over the Stanway Viaduct during Great Western Railway 175th Anniversary celebration
GWR175: Saturday 29th May- Sunday 6th June 2010

Honeybourne Line train services continue despite Gotherington landslip

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway – the ‘Honeybourne Line’ – has with immediate effect, altered its steam train services following a landslip on an embankment near Gotherington. 

The George Hotel in Shipston on Stour is voted the best value rural hotel in the UK

A Shipston-on-Stour hotel has scooped a major industry award from the Sunday Times.

The George Hotel Shipston on Stour: Tom Ruck & Ian FergussonThe George Hotel Shipston on Stour: Tom Ruck & Ian FergussonThe George Hotel in High Street has been voted independently as the ‘best value rural hotel in the UK’ in the newspaper’s worldwide annual Value for Money awards.

Honeybourne line to stage its biggest ever event for GWR 175

GWR steam: source GWRGWR steam: source GWRGloucestershire Warwickshire Railway teams up with The Railway Magazine to mark 175th anniversary of Great Western Railway
9-day event: Saturday 29th May to Sunday 6th June 2010

Cracker of a Christmas on the GWR Honeybourne Line: packed with action!

Here’s the lowdown on all that’s happening on your favourite heritage railway over the Christmas period.  Whether you jut fancy a mince pie in the buffet; if diesel power sets your spine tingling or it’s flat-out action with steam wherever you look, then you can find it on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway!

Santa comes by steam train to Winchcombe Station on the GWR railway

Tickets are selling fast for GWR Santa Specials, but there is still availability this weekend.
Staff at the Honeybourne Line are really getting into the Christmas spirit as they prepare to welcome a very special VIP guest.

Steam up, steam up, for Gloucestershire’s best-ever steam and vintage fair!

10th and 11th October 2009 – Cheltenham Racecourse.
Dozens of traction engines, classic cars, vintage tractors, motor cycles, classic commercial vehicles, models, vintage fairground…and much more!
Next to the Honeybourne Line’s Cheltenham Racecourse station.

A Victory for Eco-Sense?

A Victory for Eco-Sense?
 
Monday saw the publication of the independent Examination in Public (EiP) of the West Midlands Regional Spatial Strategy, and Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown feels that the findings would make a decision by the Government to pursue the eco town at Long Martson “extraordinarily perverse”.
 
The MP feels that the report vindicates everything th

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