Keep up to date with the latest news from our network, including information on improvements, popular journeys, onboard events – even Royal passengers.
30 November 2015
Live lobsters are taking the train today, as the Great Western Railway teams up with local businesses to help transport Cornish produce to the capital’s best restaurants in less than half the time it takes road transport.
26 November 2015
Great Western Railway is to run 33 additional trains to and from Bath Spa this coming weekend, adding over 10,000 extra seats to support the Bath Christmas Market.
24 November 2015
A former chef on the Orient Express will be serving free tasters from his menu to passengers on board the Looe Valley Line on Tuesday 24th November.
19 November 2015
Leaving the reindeer aside Father Christmas will climb on board two Sunday special Great Western Railway trains operating between Plymouth and Totnes, providing local children with the chance to share their Christmas wish list and offering a special Christmas gift to each.
06 November 2015
As part of the centenary commemoration of the First World War, Great Western Railway has named a Class 43 locomotive 'Harry Patch – The last survivor of the trenches', the longest surviving soldier of the Great War.
15 October 2015
Travel early and be prepared to queue is the advice from Great Western Railway today, as Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium once again plays host to international Rugby World Cup games this weekend.
28 September 2015
Great Western Railway is to provide a special, one-off charter train from London to Buckfastleigh and Heathfield to help treat people suffering from prostate cancer.
20 September 2015
20th September 2015: Today, railway company First Great Western will be re-named Great Western Railway (GWR) as it marks the biggest investment in the railways since Brunel. The re-brand is centred on the company’s commitment to putting its people and customers first.