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Thousands of train tickets available from as little as £5
10 January 2019
Thousands of low cost train tickets are now available as Great Western Railway (GWR) launches its January sale.
Book now to take advantage of the cheapest fares and get even more off of the cost of Advance purchase fares for travel across the Great Western network.
The sale runs from Wednesday 9 January until Saturday 19 January, for travel from Saturday 12 January until Friday 29 March.
Special GWR Christmas charity trains have helped raise more than £1,500 for charity. The train company organised three festive themed services in the South West and South Wales on the first two weekends in December.
Rail passengers travelling across the Great Western Railway network are being urged to travel early and to check their journey beforehand as Network Rail delivers its biggest ever Christmas upgrade works.
A train every four and a half minutes this Saturday.
20 November 2018
Bath will be served by a train every four and a half minutes this coming Saturday, but Great Western Railway (GWR) is warning that customers will still have to queue at the busiest times to board trains home from the Bath Christmas Market.
Dawlish railway line to be closed Wednesday morning
06 November 2018
Until sea levels fall and the railway line can be inspected in daylight, Network Rail is closing the line between Newton Abbot and Exeter from the start of service on Wednesday 7 November following a Met Office weather warning.
Picture perfect puzzle: GWR launches new jigsaw featuring the Intercity Express Train
30 October 2018
Great Western Railway (GWR) has launched a new jigsaw puzzle featuring the new Intercity Express Trains. The jigsaw features an Intercity Express Train crossing the Royal Albert Bridge which spans the River Tamar linking Devon and Cornwall.