Modern GWR Network Links

Caldicot station at sunset

Here we shall be adding links for organisations involved in the modern GWR network.

Trainline: ”Trainline is Europe’s leading train and coach app. We work with 270 rail and coach companies to offer our customers travel to thousands of destinations in and across 45 countries in Europe. Our aim is to bring together all rail, coach and other travel services into one simple experience so people can get the best prices and smart, real-time travel info on the go.”

First Great Western Coffee Shop:   an interesting forum and useful information site with news and views for passengers using the network.

Network Rail – Great Western:  up to date news about improvements to the network. From there you can go to links to Crossrail and other developments that affect the GWR.

The Night Riviera:  A proper traditional overnight train from Paddington to Penzance with real diesel locomotives with GWR names!  Enjoy travel the way it should be.

The Great Western Mainline:  the Wiki page that describes the route from London to Bristol, showing all the junctions from it.  Includes a gallery of photos.

Live Departures Board
:  Go here to check out the current status of trains departing and arriving at any GWR station

Bristol to Paris:  Buy tickets here for Eurostar and the best connecting services from Bristol

Severn Tunnel Junction – Gloucester:  An interesting amateur site by Nigel Nicholson about this secondary route, showing modern scenes, including reference to related closed branch lines.

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