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The Great Western Society

Didcot Railway Centre
Didcot Railway Centre

Home of the Great Western Society - the Official Site

3822 Numberplate
Locomotives 3822 and 7202

The Didcot Heavy Freight locomotives

Locomotive 3650

One of Didcot's two Pannier tank locomotives

1014 County of Glamorgan

Recreating the Extinct County Class

2999 Lady of Legend
2999 Lady of Legend

The first new GWR ‘Saint’ Class 4-6-0 since 1913

5051 at Kingswear
GWS Mainline Steam

Keep GWS Steam loco's on the Mainline

Railmotor Logo
The Steam Railmotor Project

Restoring Steam Railmotor No. 93 and Autotrailer No.92


Traditional Railway Signalling

Signals at Exeter West
The Signalbox

Information about British signalling practice

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Signalling Record Society

Sources of British Signalling Information

Institution of Railway Signalling Enginers
Institution of Railway Signalling Engineers

The professional institution for those engaged in, railway signalling & telecommunications


Great Western Railway History

Great Western Archive
The Great Western Archive

Extensive information on some GWR topics

West Country Railway Archives
West Country Railway Archives

Chris Osment's site for historical information on the railways of South-West England.

La Luciole
La Luciole - The Firefly

Information about the GWR Broad Gauge


Standard Gauge Preserved GWR Lines

Bodmin and Wenford Railway
Bodmin & Wenford Railway

Bodmin Road - Boscarne Junction

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Toddington - Cheltenham Racecourse

Langollen Railway
Llangollen Railway

Llangollen - Carrog

Severn Valley Railway
Severn Valley Railway

Bridgnorth - Kidderminster

South Devon Railway
South Devon Railway

Buckfastleigh - Totnes (Littlehempston)

West Somerset Railway
West Somerset Railway

Minehead - Bishops Lydeard

Heritage Railways Association
The Heritage Railway Association

The voice of the railway heritage movement

UK Heritage Railways
UK and Ireland Heritage Railways

An independent guide to the entire heritage railway scene


Great Western Railway Museums

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway

Museum of the Great Western Railway - Swindon

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway
Pendon Museum

A cavalcade of model Great Western trains in a beautifully modelled landscape


Sources of Archives and Old Photographs

National Archive
The National Archive

Public Record Office at Kew

Network Rail Archive
Network Rail - Virtual Archive

Celebrating the heritage of today's railway infrastructure

Graces Guide
Grace's Guide

The engineering industry in Britain from the Industrial Revolution to the present



Recreating the golden age of the Great Western Railway