Guess the West

Tuesday 11th October 2016

Great Western Railway launches #GuessTheWest, a destination quiz to challenge how well the British public can identify popular South West, South Wales and London locations.

  • GWR launches #GuessTheWest quiz with photos taken by the public from this year’s Capture The West photography competition
  • Quiz can be found at: www.gwr.com/guessthewest   
  • Share your score on Twitter for the chance to win a pair of first class return train tickets

Great Western Railway (GWR) is excited to announce the launch of #GuessTheWest, a destination quiz that challenges the public to try and identify beautiful locations found in the South West of England, South Wales and London.

Using smartphone photos that were entered into this summer’s Capture The West photography competition, quiz takers are invited to share their score on social media for the chance to win a pair of first class, return train tickets.

The #GuessTheWest quiz and competition is open to everyone over the age of 18.  To enter simply share your score on Twitter using the #GuessTheWest hashtag. One winner will be chosen each week between 11 October 2016 and 7 November 2016. The competition closes at midnight on 6 November 2016.

GWR’s Head of Communication Dan Panes, said:

“With the entries that we received for #CaptureTheWest beautifully showcasing the destinations that we serve, we want to see just how many people know what is on their own doorstep, and how many are aware of what the UK, and the GWR network, really has to offer.”

With over 9,500 services a week to beautiful destinations including Bath, Bristol, Penzance and Brighton, GWR is encouraging everyone to become a great westerner; exploring more photographic destinations of the UK.