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Stumped for Christmas Gifts? GWR has just the ticket

* A gift that will keep growing for years * Own a piece of a real railway - and a lifetime to travel opportunities! For the person who ‘has everything' or for a really unusual but lasting Christmas gift, the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) has just the ticket. And it's a gift that would suit any age.

GWR's Magazine "The Cornishman" wins top award

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Trust's magazine The Cornishman took centre stage at Toddington station on Sunday 27 October 2013.
That's because the magazine's volunteer editor, Steve Standbridge, accepted the Heritage Railway Association's (HRA) 2012 award for ‘Best Magazine', presented by the Association's president, Lord Richard Faulkner of Worcester.

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway Plc's chairman resigns

After six years as financial director and five as chairman of Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway Plc (GWSR), Malcolm Temple has resigned.

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Trust magazine wins Heritage Railway Association's ‘Best Publication' award

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Trust's (GWRT) magazine, The Cornishman, has won the highly prestigious Heritage Railway Association (HRA) ‘Best Publication' award for 2012.

The award will be presented by Lord Richard Faulkner, President of the HRA and a patron of the GWR to editor Steve Standbridge at the GWR on Sunday 27th October.

Thomas and Friends chuffing to the Cotswolds!

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 who wrote the first of his timeless railway stories 70 years ago this year - takes over the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway over the weekend of 21 and 22 September 2013.

Casting off for a cruise (on rails) through the Cotswolds

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, ever coming up with interesting ideas, is running what it calls ‘rail cruises' on Friday evenings throughout August. Colin Fewell, commercial director of the railway, commented: "We reckon the view from our carriage windows is as good as you can get from a train anywhere.

Heritage Diesel Horsepower at GWR's Spectacular

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway will be celebrating all things diesel with its first Heritage Diesel Weekend, Friday to Sunday, 26th to 28 July and two freshly-overhauled locomotives are expected to be making their debut appearances in preservation following long and complex overhauls at Toddington.

You wait for ages then 30 come at once.

There are plenty of buses to catch at the GWSR Bus Rally on Sunday 14th July. Sunday will see the car park at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railways Toddington station crammed with buses. That's because the railway, which is enjoying a highly successful 2013, will be running its popular Bus Rally.

Potty about Pots at Court Barn Museum Chipping Campden

This summer Court Barn Museum will become "Potty about Pots" with an exhibition on Winchcombe Pottery:Britain's most famous craft pottery

News roundup from the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

The Cotswold Steam Celebration may now have passed, which broke records for a Steam Gala on the railway (the Sunday saw 1,800 passengers - an all time record for one day on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway) but there is still plenty to enjoy over the summer.

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