- 15 arch 656ft long structure suffering from the effects of water penetration. - Essential work required to halt deterioration & to ensure ongoing preservation.
· Pendennis Castle 4079 to run alongside Foremarke Hall 7903 (‘dressed’ as 6999) · Remembering 9th May 1964 celebration of City of Truro’s 100mph run in 1904 · 2023 marks 100 years since the first ‘Castle’ Class took to the rails
• A recreation of the ‘Cambrian Coast Express’ to delight visitors. • 75014 & 7820 both worked from Shrewsbury shed between 1963 & 1966.
• Hall 7903, Class 37 D6948 & Class 117 operating in resplendent BR Green • Memories & nostalgia of the ‘Swinging Sixties’ on Sunday 11th June 2023 • Excellent photo opportunities with the sounds & sights of steam & diesel
• Class 21 ‘Pug’ steam tank locomotive to visit the Cotswolds • A shunting stalwart for the Cotswold Festival of Steam, 12-14 May 2023 • Daily passenger workings from Toddington to Winchcombe and back
• GWSR and Museum win ‘Heritage Railway Interpretation Award’ • Award for ‘Journey through Steam’ exhibition in Broadway Museum & Art Gallery • Exhibition extended until November • GWSR shortlisted for three additional Heritage Railway Association awards.
• Bridge 32 at Prescott undergoes repairs • Railway’s steel bridges “showing their age” • Train services resume 4th March.
• Castle class steam locomotive Pendennis Castle visits the Cotswolds • Engine to be star of the Cotswold Festival of Steam, 12-14 May 2023 • The engine that beat Flying Scotsman hands-down in trials
• Cheques totalling £22,500 boost preservation projects • Model maker Dapol supports Dinmore Manor Locomotive Ltd and GWSR • 500 limited-edition ‘00’ gauge models of the real thing
• Special steam trains run for Cheltenham Festival 14-17 March 2023 • Trains run by Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway volunteers
• Standard class 4 4-6-0 no. 75014 Braveheart on three-month visit • 75014 to star in Cotswold Festival of Steam, 12-14 May 2023
Comfy seats that line up with windows, varnished wood panelling, maybe even your own compartment, travel in comfort as you watch the scenery roll by. Our fleet of BR Mk1 coaches are around 60-70 years old and take you back to a more refined style of travel.
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) is working with Broadway Museum and Art Gallery to produce a temporary (5th November 2022 to May 2023) exhibition called ‘Journey through Steam’, tracing the history of the Stratford-upon-Avon to Cheltenham railway which passed through Broadway.
Coal – or the potential lack of it – is focusing the minds of heritage railways and other heritage users across the UK and the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway is no exception.