Great Western Railway

Great Western Railway (GWR) operates high-speed train services between London Paddington, South Wales, the Cotswolds and the West Country. These trains serve a mix of commuting, business and leisure customers.

GWR also provides semi-fast and stopping services for commuters, business and leisure travellers, throughout the Thames and Kent Valleys, the Cotswolds, to Worcester, and on the North Downs line between Reading and Gatwick Airport, as well as a mix of long distance and local urban and rural services in the West and South West of England.

GWR operated as First Great Western up to 20 September 2015.

Great Western Railway route map

Franchise period

April 2006 to April 2019

Train operator
contact details

Great Western Railway

Milford House
1 Milford Street

Customer Relations: 0345 7000 125

Owning group
contact details

FirstGroup plc

395 King Street
AB24 5RP

Telephone: 01224 650100


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