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New Year: New Timetable » click to view full story
A new timetable will come into effect on 1st January 2019 and run until 18th May 2019. You can view the timetable here. For timetables across the Great Western Railway network visitthe GWR website.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.