First Great Western is delighted to announce £2 million improvements works to Didcot Parkway Station have now started.
First Great Western welcomed the Government’s announcement to invest £4.5 billion in the next generation of intercity trains, which will benefit passengers travelling on the Great Western route.
First Great Western has launched new trains to operate throughout the north Cotswolds as part of the company’s commitment to deliver extra capacity and to upgrade the quality of services.
In response to the Government’s announcement that it is to invest more than £9billion in railway upgrades across England and Wales, First Great Western Managing Director, Mark Hopwood said:
Following the Government’s pledge of £500m for a western rail link to Heathrow, First Great Western Managing Director Mark Hopwood said:
First Great Western Managing Director, Mark Hopwood told delegates at TravelWatch South West’s AGM on 3 March that rail passenger numbers in the west have risen by some 47 per cent since the beginning of his company’s franchise - the equivalent of six million additional journeys every year.
First Great Western is enhancing 23 stations with the addition of free WiFi access.
Rail company orders revamp and roll-out of WiFi network across 23 of its stations.
First Great Western’s National Passenger Survey scores have continued their year on year upward trend for the fifth year running.
Train operator First Great Western is seeing more people travelling on its London and Thames Valley services during the traditionally quieter period between Christmas and New Year.
First Great Western successfully completed its attempt to break the record for the fastest train journey between Cardiff and London, completing the journey in 1hr 36min 19 sec and beating a record that stood for 23 years.