Keep up to date with the latest news from our network, including information on improvements, popular journeys, onboard events – even Royal passengers.
Rail improvement work to affect Gloucester station
16 July 2019
Gloucester railway station will not be able to accommodate direct trains to/from London for a six-day period as Network Rail work to improve the track in readiness for more frequent services later this year.
New Intercity Express Trains drive record customer satisfaction for GWR
27 June 2019
New figures out today show a 9% improvement in customer satisfaction with regional train company Great Western Railway, as investment in new trains, additional staff and more reliable infrastructure starts to pay off.
Almost 40% increase in train seats being provided for this year’s Glastonbury Festival
14 June 2019
GWR will provide almost 40% more seats for this year’s Glastonbury Festival but is warning travellers that reservations are booking up fast. The festival will also be served by a very special train this year, named after festival founder Michael Eavis. Michael was nominated as one of GWRs 100 Great Westerners to have an Intercity Express Train named after him which took place at a ceremony earlier in the year.
Revealed: The 39 community projects across the GWR network to share over £800,000 funding
28 May 2019
A scheme to use a rail station garden to grow food for the homeless is just one of 39 to have been awarded funding from Great Western Railway today, as the train operator announces the winners of its community improvement fund.