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Up Front & Steaming podcast

Jun 15, 2022

In this episode we talk to Ian Crowder a volunteer on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway which offers a leisurely round trip of 28 miles between Cheltenham Racecourse and Broadway through the beautiful Cotswold countryside.  

Ian had a career in public relations and media is now, as you may guess, the press...


May 17, 2022

Former clergyman, Brian Mason talks about what is like to be a booking office clerk, an on-train ticket inspector, a guard, a station master and a station staff assessor/inspector on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway which offers a leisurely round trip of 28 miles between Cheltenham Racecourse and Broadway...


Apr 6, 2022

There is more to running a railway than driving a train! The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway has over 900 volunteers that come together to ensure a fun time for all who travel on the GWSR which offers a leisurely round trip of 28 miles between Cheltenham Racecourse and Broadway through the beautiful Cotswold...


Jan 20, 2022

What is like to drive a steam locomotive and indeed actually own one? I talked with John Cruxon about Foremarke Hall which he restored from a rusty wreck to a fully working steam locomotive. John’s loco now hauls trains on the Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Railway which offers a leisurely round trip of 30 miles...


Dec 3, 2021

The first series on this channel features the Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Railway which offers a leisurely round trip of 30 miles between Cheltenham Racecourse and Broadway through the beautiful Cotswold countryside. You will hear the fascinating story of the dedicated people who rebuilt and now operate this amazing...