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New Timetable from Monday 18th May » click to view full story

Please note that GWR is introducing a revised emergency timetable with effect from Monday 18th May. This is following new Government guidance and reflects the fact that more people may need to use public transport to travel to work. Government … Continue reading

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Great Scenic Railways » click to view full story

The Great Scenic Railways website, produced by the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership, has been revamped. In particular there are new pages about each of the community rail lines in Devon and Cornwall with information about featured destinations, train timetable … Continue reading

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December 2019 Timetables now available » click to view full story

GWR is introducing a major timetable change on Sunday 15th December. Many train times will be changed, and it is important to check your journey details before you travel. The timetable for Exmouth – Paignton services can be found here. … Continue reading

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December 2019 Timetable Change » click to view full story

The Winter timetable, which comes into effect on 15th December 2019, will introduce the biggest timetable change on the GWR network for many years. Significant changes will be made to mainline services, but there will also be changes on the … Continue reading

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Wildlife cruises on the River Exe » click to view full story

As we now move into autumn, thoughts turn to the many thousands of birds which will overwinter on the River Exe. An excellent way to experience the wealth of wildlife in our area at this time of year is to … Continue reading

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ALRUG secures Next Train Indicator at Polsloe Bridge » click to view full story

ALRGU is delighted to announce that a next train indicator (NTI) has been installed at Polsloe Bridge. It was funded by ALRUG from GWR’s Customer and Communities Improvement Fund (CCIF) and the Designated Community Rail Development Fund (DCRD). Train indicators … Continue reading

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19th May – Start of Summer Timetable » click to view full story

The new summer timetable comes in force on Sunday 19th May 2019 and runs until 14th December. A copy of the timetable for the Avocet Line can be found here. For all GWR timetables visit the Plan Your Journey section … Continue reading

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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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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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