Keep up to date with the latest news from our network, including information on improvements, popular journeys, onboard events – even Royal passengers.


GWR asks for help to keep trains free for those who really need them

The Government is expected to issue its latest easement of lockdown restrictions next week, but GWR is continuing to remind people to avoid travel by public transport wherever possible.

Avoid using the train in Devon and Cornwall this Bank Holiday weekend, warns operator

Train operator GWR is reminding customers prior to the Bank Holiday weekend to avoid travelling by train, and to only use the services if really necessary, freeing up space for essential journeys.

GWR launches short-story competition as families are encouraged to stay at home this bank holiday weekend

Children are being encouraged to let their imaginations run wild as Great Western Railway launches a competition to promote staying at home this bank holiday weekend.

Put your children to the test with some GWR Train Teasers

Train operator GWR has come up with a set of brain-teasing questions to help home-schooling parents keep their children educated and entertained.

Sir Winston Churchill among those honoured in train namings

Great Western Railway (GWR) is to name a train after Sir Winston Churchill as it marks 75 years since the end of World War Two and the declaration of peace in Europe.

GWR wishes Captain Tom Moore a happy 100th birthday to the sound of train horns

Great Western Railway (GWR) has come up with a tuneful toast to Captain Tom Moore – wishing him a happy 100th birthday to the sound of train horns.

GWR names train in honour of Captain Tom Moore

Train operator Great Western Railway (GWR) has named a train in honour of the veteran who has raised more than £29 million for the NHS to mark his 100th birthday.

GWR donates food and drink to those most in need

Train operator GWR has donated almost £10,000 worth of on-board catering to a host of good causes across the Great western network including hospitals and food banks.

Easter rail upgrades to affect services through Guildford and South Wales

Network Rail engineers to work around the clock to modernise the network

Let GWR #EnterTrain you

Train operator GWR has launched an #EnterTrainment package to help home-schooling parents keep their children entertained and educated.