The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway :: Shared Description

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWR or GWSR) is a heritage railway which runs along the Gloucestershire/Worcestershire border.

The GWSR has restored and reopened around 14 miles of track, operating between Cheltenham Racecourse and Broadway. The line was originally part of the Great Western Railway's Cheltenham/Stratford-upon-Avon/Birmingham line, known as the Honeybourne Line, which was built in 19001906. The line runs through the Cotswold towns of Winchcombe and Bishop's Cleeve. The line was run down over the years and finally closed in 1976, with the double track being lifted from 1979.

The heritage group began steam train operations at Toddington in 1984 over 700 yards (640 m) of re-laid track. In 1987 the line was restored as far as Winchcombe. The railway continued to re-lay track west of Winchcombe, through the 693-yard long Greet Tunnel, and past the villages of Gretton, Gotherington and Bishops Cleeve. The line to Cheltenham Racecourse was re-opened by Princess Anne in 2003 and the latest extension of the line, to Broadway, opened in March 2018.
by David Dixon
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SO9729 : Gotherington Station by David Dixon
SO9525 : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway Signal Box at Cheltenham Race Course Station by David Dixon
SO9524 : GWSR, Booking Office at Cheltenham Race Course by David Dixon
SP0229 : Diesel Electric Locomotive E6036 at Winchcombe by David Dixon
SP0532 : LNWR Pay Office Building at Toddington Station by David Dixon
SO9729 : Manor Farm, Gotherington by David Dixon
SP0532 : GWSR at Toddington by David Dixon
SP0532 : Victorian LNWR Wages Office by David Dixon
SP0532 : Former Coal Office from Winchcombe Station by David Dixon
SP0229 : Gloucester Warwickshire Steam Railway, Winchcombe Station by David Dixon
SP0634 : Lone Tree by the Trackside by David Dixon
SO9525 : Cheltenham Race Course Station, Platform 2 by David Dixon
SP0229 : Winchcombe Railway Station by David Dixon
SO9930 : The Lodge, Middle Stanley Farm by David Dixon
SP0532 : South from Toddington Station by Stephen McKay
SP0838 : Broadway Station by David Dixon
SP0532 : GWSR approaching Toddington from the north by David Dixon
SO9729 : GWSR South of Gotherington Station by David Dixon
SP0229 : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway by JThomas
SP0431 : Walkers near the GWSR by David Dixon
SP0229 : GWSR Sidings at Winchcombe by David Dixon
SP0838 : Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, Broadway Station by David Dixon
SP0030 : Gretton (Church Road) by David Dixon
SP0635 : GWSR Foot Crossing Gates, Stanton Fields by David Dixon
SP0532 : GWSR, Toddington Station by David Dixon

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Created: Fri, 20 Sep 2019, Updated: Fri, 20 Sep 2019

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