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6984 reappears as ‘Dowty Shed’ is demolished at GWSR

A bit of preservation history has just disappeared at the Toddington base on the GWSR. The ‘Dowty Shed’. an increasingly decrepit and ageing remnant of the days when there was a preservation centre in Ashchurch, has been demolished to make room for a new diesel shed.  Named after the Dowty Railway Preservation Society next to […]

Welcome to Everything GWR!

There is a level of fascination, passion and unexplainable love that many people have for the old Great Western Railway. It is 62 years since the GWR was gobbled up to become a part of Bristish Railways and the various institutional permutations that followed it but the Great Western is still everywhere to be seen. […]


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