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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.

Bringing Beowulf to Life: Beowulf 1000 at The British Library

Celebrating one of our oldest fables, graduate Jake Sharpe’s work has been used to promote an exhibition at the British Library.

Fireman Sam to the rescue on the Honeybourne Line!

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway’s fire brigade to learn a few tips from Fireman Sam…


Children's favourite Fireman Sam is paying his first ever visit to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway – The Honeybourne Line – over the weekend of 26th and 27th September.

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. 

You wait a Year - then 40 come along at once!

Diesel trains and buses: GWR’s second Bus Rally and Summer Diesel Gala. 
There will be no shortage of buses to choose from on Sunday 12th July at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway’s Toddington station, as the railway’s second Bus Rally gets under way with a startling variety of single and double-deckers dating from the 1940s.

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.

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