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Success at Newcourt » click to view full story

We are delighted to announce that Newcourt Station has been awarded “Outstanding” in the Britain in Bloom (Your Neighbourhood Award) for the second year in succession. Many congratulations to Trevor Parker for all his hard work in creating the award … Continue reading

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Engineering work over Christmas and New Year » click to view full story

GWR has published advance information about planned engineering work over the Christmas and New Year period. If you intend to travel over this period, please check your proposed journey.

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Success at the ACORP awards » click to view full story

We are delighted to announce that ALRUG won a third place award at the Community Rail Awards 2018, organised by the Association of Community Rail Partnerships, for the new solar powered poster cases installed at St James’ Park, Exton and … Continue reading

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Engineering Work – Bristol area » click to view full story

Network Rail will be laying extra tracks between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway and the line will be closed from Saturday 27th October to Sunday 18th November inclusive. Replacement buses will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway … Continue reading

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Our Privacy Policy » click to view full story

In line with the General Data Protection regulations, which came into force on 25th May, ALRUG has produced a Privacy Policy. You can view the policy here.

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New timetable » click to view full story

Please note that timetables change on Sunday 20th May 2018. The timetable for the Avocet Line can be found here. For all other GWR timetables click here For information about train times on all other routes please visit the National … Continue reading

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Newbury Electrification » click to view full story

The railway line between Reading and Newbury will be closed on various weekdays over the coming months while Network Rail upgrades the line. This may affect travel between Exeter and London Paddington as services are diverted. For further information about … Continue reading

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50th Commemorations » click to view full story

A number of events are taking place to commemorate the closure of the railway between Okehampton and Bere Alston and information about two of them is set out below. For more information visit the Tavistock Heritage Trust website Tavistock Railway … Continue reading

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Britain in Bloom success at Newcourt » click to view full story

We are delighted to report that Newcourt Station was awarded a Level 5 – Outstanding from Britain in Bloom.  Congratulations to Tony Parker for this recognition of his hard work.

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GWR Timetable Change » click to view full story

Changes to GWR timetables came into effect on 1st January 2018. The Avocet Line timetable is available here and downloadable timetables for the rest of the GWR network here. For the first time for a number of years the Avocet … Continue reading

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