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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.

Gloucestershire Craft Brewers are at The Pheasant Inn, Toddington

The Pheasant Inn, Toddington (the unofficial Stanway brewery tap) is holding a mini beer festival next weekend featuring beers from the Gloucestershire Craft Brewers. The festival runs from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th October, with a preview evening on Thursday 21st to coincide with the North Cotswold CAMRA open committee meeting.

The 25th Steam and Vintage Festival comes to Toddington Railway Station

The 25th Steam & Vintage Festival will be held at adjacent to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway’s Toddington Station over the Weekend of 9th and 10th October 2010.  Gates Open at 10.00 am and a wide range of activities will be taking place on both days.

Thieves target £4000 GWR bench castings from Cheltenham Racecourse station

Organised bench thieves have spirited away at least £3,800-worth of heavy cast-iron bench ends from the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway’s Cheltenham Racecourse station.

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.

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