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History of the Railways
15 April 2019
Our railway has been so important for the people and the prosperity of our region. To celebrate, we’re looking back at the history of five of our stations which have benefitted from the £7.2 billion pound investment in the railway.
Thatched-roof cottages, golden stone buildings, great pubs and British countryside. Visit the Cotswolds sith GWR. Check out one of the prettiest patches of rural England, only a short journey London Paddington.
It’s one of the nation’s favourite meals so let’s celebrate the humble fish and chips this summer. Whether you’re by the sea or in the city, here are some of the best places to feast on this British classic.
With plenty of beautiful beaches just a train-ride away, there’s no need to travel abroad for a seaside holiday this summer. We’ve picked some of our favourite UK beach retreats from across the network for the whole family to enjoy – just don’t forget to pack your shades!
Average saving calculated by comparing Advance Single Standard Class ticket prices to the equivalent price of a Standard Class Super Off-Peak ticket bought on the day of travel. Advance fares are subject to availability. Selected GWR routes only. Advance fares available from up to 11 weeks prior to travel. Savings correct as of September 2018. Terms and conditions apply.