Steam Railway Re-opens

The Gloucestershire to Warwickshire Railway has been officially re-opened following £1 million repairs to collapsed embankments.

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Celebrating the re-opening of the Gloucestershire to Warwickshire railway

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway volunteers. Credit: ITV West

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (GWR) has been officially re-opened following £1 million repairs to collapsed embankments.

Volunteers celebrated by travelling along the railway's full 12 mile length for the first time since 1979.

The train arrives at Cheltenham Racecourse station. Credit: ITV West

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Gloucestershire to Warwickshire railway re-opens

Steam train waiting at Toddington Station to take first passengers on the full length of the Gloucestershire to Warwickshire railway line. Credit: ITV West

The Gloucestershire to Warwickshire railway line has been officially re-opened following £1 million repairs to collapsed embankments.

The railway is now open along its full 12 mile length for the first time since 1979.

Steam railway opens after 30 years

Special trains will run on the route between Cheltenham and Laverton. Credit: ITV West

A new stretch of the Gloucestershire Warwickshire steam railway is to open to the public for the first time in more than 30 years.

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (GWR) volunteers are celebrating the success of their appeal which raised £1 million.

Special trains will run on the 12 mile route between Cheltenham and Laverton.

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