June 8, 2018

Rail Electrification Work – Timetable Changes 11-14 June

Great Western Railway have provided me with an updated on their electrification work on the mainline between Cardiff Central and London. Next week (Monday 11 June to Thursday 14 June), evening services will be affected by electrification work with some services replaced by buses and others taking longer diversionary routes. More information is available on GWR’s dedicated web page GWR.com/electrification2018 …

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May 4, 2018

Rail Disruption 5th – 7th May

I have recently been contacted by Great Western Rail about rail improvement works affecting trains to and from Paddington Station this weekend, 5th – 7th May. GWR have informed me that Network Rail were unable to update the timetable to show these changes until Wednesday 2nd May, and so passengers may be planning journeys on trains that are no longer …

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October 6, 2017

Rail Disruption – 14/15 October

Recently I received an email from the Managing Director of Great Western Railway explaining the need for extra engineering works in the Reading area in preparation for further electrification of the line due to take place on the weekend of the 14th and 15th of October. Trains therefore will not be running into London Paddington during this time. He has …

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June 14, 2016

Invitation to apply for GWR’s Communities Improvement Fund

This week Great Western Railway opened their Customer and Communities Investment Fund (CCIF) for the second year. They are seeking bids for projects that will start in April 2017. The total fund is £2.25million, and GwR are offering £750,000 a year for projects that support areas in social need. If you think you might have a project, idea, or advanced …

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