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Great Western Railway (Train Operating Company) - K
Great Western Railway Named Trains
Great Western Railway's named passenger trains include:
           Name                 Origin           Destination
  • The Armada     Plymouth     London Paddington
  • The Atlantic Coast Express     London Paddington     Newquay
  • The Bristolian     London Paddington     Bristol Temple Meads
  • The Capitals United     Swansea     London Paddington
  • The Cathedrals Express     Hereford     London Paddington
  • The Cheltenham Spa Express     London Paddington     Cheltenham Spa
  • The Cornishman     Penzance     London Paddington
  • The Cornish Riviera     London Paddington     Penzance
  • The Devon Express     London Paddington     Paignton
  • The Flying Carolean     London Paddington     Swansea
  • The Golden Hind     Penzance     London Paddington
  • The Mayflower     London Paddington     Plymouth
  • The Merchant Venturer     London Paddington     Bristol Temple Meads or Weston-super-Mare
  • The Night Riviera     London Paddington     Penzance
  • The Pembroke Coast Express     London Paddington     Pembroke Dock
  • The Red Dragon     London Paddington     Carmarthen
  • The Royal Duchy     London Paddington     Penzance
  • The Saint David     London Paddington     Swansea
  • The Torbay Express     London Paddington     Paignton
  • Y Cymro – The Welshman     Swansea     London Paddington
Great Western Railway Overview
Great Western Railway Franchise(s):
InterCity Great Western 4 February 1996 – 31 March 2006
Greater Western 1 April 2006 – 25 June 2028
Main Region(s): Greater London, South East England, South West England, Wales
Great Western Railway Other Region(s): East MidlandsWest Midlands
Great Western Railway Fleet Size:
12 Class 43 HST Castle sets
5 Class 57 diesel locomotives for 2 Night Riviera sleeper sets
19 Class 150 Sprinter units
18 Class 158 Express Sprinter units
36 Class 165 Networker Turbo units
21 Class 166 Networker Turbo units
30 Class 387 Electrostar units
57 Class 800 IET units
36 Class 802 IET units
Great Western Railway Stations Called At: over 270
Great Western Railway Stations Operated: 198
Great Western Railway Parent Company: FirstGroup
Reporting Mark: GW
Great Western Railway Predecessor:
First Great Western Link
Wessex Trains
Great Western Railway Technical Track Gauge: 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+1⁄2 in) standard gauge
Great Western Railway Electrification:
25 kV 50 Hz AC OHLE
Great Western Railway Length: 1,323.0 mi (2,129.2 km)
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