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Condition of disused platform at Hanborough assessed
As part of a study to assess requirements for a second platform to be provided at Hanborough station, vegetation has been cleared around the disused platform on the south side of the trackbed.
Cotswold Line test run for converted Underground train
The first production version of the Class 230 diesel train developed by Long Marston-based Vivrail made its debut on the rail network on the Cotswold Line on Monday, September 17.
New waiting room on way for Moreton-in-Marsh station
Work to provide a new waiting room at Moreton-in-Marsh station is now under way. Contractors have demolished the exisitng 1970s structure on platform 2 paving the way for a new £400,000 building.
CLPG 40th Anniversary Party in pictures
As part of a series of events during 2018 to mark the 40th Anniversary of the founding of the Cotswold Line Promotion Group in 1978, a party was held at the St Ecgwin's Club in Evesham on Saturday, September 8, for members, the group's station…
Class 50s make Cotswold Line comeback on charter train
A visit by two preserved Class 50 diesel locomotives, which were regular performers on Cotswold Line express trains during the 1980s, provided an added bonus for those attending the CLPG's 40th Anniversary Party,
Join us at CLPG 40th Anniversary Party
Cotswold Line Promotion Group members, former CLPG committee members and railway staff who work on the Cotswold & Malvern Line for GWR, WMR and Network Rail are all invited to attend the CLPG's 40th Anniversary Party.
Platform extension work dates change
Network Rail has revised its plans to extend platforms at most stations along the Cotswold Line between Oxford and Worcester during the autumn.
Get a bird's eye view of Oxford area improvement work
Network Rail has released a short video giving an aerial view of some of the improvment work taking place at Oxford this month.
GWR warns of major service disruption on Sunday, July 15
Great Western Railway (GWR) is warning passengers that there will be major reductions in its services this coming Sunday, July 15, with special timetables in operation.
Nine-coach IETs enter passenger service on Cotswold Line
The Cotswold Line saw the first-ever use of a nine-coach InterCity Express Train (IET) in passenger service on Wednesday, June 13, when 800304 worked the 14.21 from London Paddington to Worcester and 17.25 return service.