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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 experience was great. You leave Paddington at Midnight and arrive In Penzance at 7 AM. We booked adjoining cabins which if you are travelling as a couple is the only way to go. We each had our own...  more »
  • Great way to travel to and from London from Cornwall, staff very helpful and the cabins and beds clean if a bit small for a six footer! great to be woken at your destination with a breakfast and coffe...  more »
  • Those who can't afford the cabins on the Night Riviera end up on the seats. These are not the usual train seats, which are pretty comfortable and you can doze off in, these are very hard, not padded l...  more »
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