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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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TripAdvisor
  • Passengers from the U.S. will love the experience on this train line. We traveled recently from London to Bristol and back again. The service was easy to access from London public transportation, reli...  more »
  • after paying well over a £100 each way for GWR 1st class i was very disappointed that at 7.30am when i was looking forward to a hot breakfast i was offered only bananas & coffee .... the bacon baget w...  more »
  • First leg of the journey, I took the Great Western from Swindon to Bristol (Temple Meads). The train was on-time and reasonably clean. However, at £176 for the entire journey to Manchester - VERY EXPE...  more »
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  • Great to visit