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Great Western Railway, Bristol

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Coleford Great Western Railway Museum is a railway museum located in Coleford, Gloucestershire, England. The museum was founded in 1988. Based in the former GWR Goods Shed along the Coleford Railway. There was also another station situated at Coleford, it was opened by the Severn and Wye Railway. The Museum traces the history of all the railways in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire from the early 19th century when the first plateways were laid, to the 1970s when the Dean Forest Railway was founded. The Museum has information about the Wye Valley Railway, Severn & Wye Railway and Monmouth Troy railway station.It consists of the former goods shed, a GWR signal box, a miniature railway, and a short stretch of track on which a Peckett 0-4-0ST locomotive, no. 1893, stands with ex-GWR rolling stock.
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  • The service was on time and I was able to reserve a seat (although someone at in it and took the reservation slip out of the back on the way back), but the WiFi was virtually useless. I couldn't even ...  more »
  • I'm a regular Bristol-London traveller and the service is persistently poor. Trains run late for no apparent reason and there seems to be no urgency by the operator to get things back on track and on ...  more »
  • Unfortunately had to use the service to return to Devon from a trip to Liverpool. What a farce it was. Train from Liverpool terminated at Crew with no apology due to staff shortage and it was supposed...  more »
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  • Great to visit