The Railway Magazine

Southall’s GWR Preservation Group decides to call it a day

THE GWR Preservation Group (GWRPG) is ceasing all activities and disposing of its remaining assets.

The organisation has occupied part of the former Great Western Railway shed site at Southall since the early-1980s.

The difficult decision by the GWRPG board has been attributed

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from The Railway Magazine

The Railway Magazine6 min read
Britain’s New Trains
THE transition to new trains for passengers who use LNER services along the East Coast Main Line got underway on May 15 when the first Hitachi Class 800 ‘Azuma’ – No. 800113 – worked the 11.03 King’s Cross-Leeds. The following day set No. 800102 was
The Railway Magazine1 min read
Sidelines
■ ADRIAN Shooter’s Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) Sharp, Stewart‘B’class 0-4-0STT No. 19 (3518/1888) was set to arrive at Launceston Steam Railway around the time this edition of The RM is published. A special DHR event will be held at Launceston
The Railway Magazine1 min read
Sidelines
PRELIMINARY site clearance started for the installation of a second platform at Dunbar on May 13, writes Michael Denholm. The new platform will be located on the Down fast line, and requires the lifting of redundant sidings, relocation of overhead