Surfers call on GWR to review board-on-trains ban [BBC News]

Date: 16/09/2020

GWR imposed the ban after its new trains were redesigned to allow for more seating.

External links

Surfers call on GWR to review board-on-trains ban
Jamie Monson with his surfboard

BBC News

GWR imposed the ban after its new trains were redesigned to allow for more seating.

Related news items

Tags: x Great Western Railway

15/09/2020Network Rail acquires Brunels Bristol Old Station [Rail Engineer]
02/09/2020Scottish transport giant hails UK Government Covid rail deal extension [Herald Scotland]
26/08/2020GWR receives first tri-mode train [Rail Engineer]
24/08/2020GWR to name train after Gurkha VC hero [Railstaff]
29/04/2020Captain Tom: Train named in honour of NHS fundraiser [BBC News]
13/02/2020Worcestershire's first railway station in a century to open [BBC News]
13/01/2020Balfour Beatty completes electrification of Bristol-Cardiff rail route [Railway Technology]
29/10/2019Great Western Railway to keep using Pacers into 2020 [RAIL]
25/09/2019Temple Meads to London Paddington train takes just 71 minutes in record-breaking journey [Bristol Post]
18/09/2019University of Birmingham leases HST for alternative fuel tests [RAIL]
04/08/2019Landore Depot in Swansea to be reopened by Chrysalis Rail [BBC News]
22/04/2019Heritage railway fully re-opened after closure [BBC News]
08/02/2019Schoolchildren take over railway station announcements [BBC News]
02/01/2019Great Western Railway electrified line goes live [BBC News]
28/12/2018Huge increase in capacity on GWR as final Class 800 enters traffic [RAIL]
02/11/2018Steam railway submit proposals for mainline summer shuttles [Rail Advent]
31/05/2018FirstGroup boss departs after £327m loss [BBC News]
20/10/2017New Great Western Railway trains fixed after software upgrade [BBC News]
19/10/2017New London to Cardiff trains pulled over 'teething' issues [BBC News]
01/09/2017First HST for ScotRail arrives in Scotland [RAIL]
31/08/2017Saltwater-proof trains to run on Brunel's storm-battered Great Western Railway [Telegraph]
22/08/2017First GWR High Speed Train off-lease this month [Rail]
20/08/2017Train derails as it departs London Paddington station [BBC News]
13/06/2017Queen recreates historic train journey [BBC News]
29/04/2017GWR test trains head to the UK [BBC News]
27/03/2017Stagecoach lose South West Trains franchise [ITV News]
15/02/2017Hitachi Rail Italy begins production of bi-mode trains for GWR [IRJ]
07/02/2017Man dies in Frampton Mansell level crossing crash [BBC News]
12/12/2016Oxford to London Marylebone railway line opens [BBC News]
04/12/2016ScotRail's 'new' fleet of trains are so old the engines have already appeared in railway museum [Daily Record]
03/08/2016Great Western Railway orders more Hitachi trainsets [Railway Gazette]
30/06/2016Great Western Railway unveil new Hitachi train [Oxford Mail]
30/03/2016'Public' Great Western Railway poster ruled misleading [BBC News]
21/01/2016Great Western Railway electrification 'four years late' [BBC News]
22/12/2015Great Western AT300 trainsets to be built in Italy [Railway Gazette]
26/10/2015Oxford-London service welcomes first commuters [Rail News]
21/10/2015Great Western rail electrification cost 'up to £2.8bn' [BBC News]
21/09/2015First Great Western unveils rebranded Great Western Railway trains [BBC News]
24/11/2014First Crossrail tracks laid on Stockley Flyover bridge [BBC News]
22/09/2014Isambard Kingdom Brunel's Great Western Railway foundations uncovered at Paddington [Telegraph]
03/04/2014Strike ballot for First Great Western railway staff [BBC News]
13/10/2013Great Western's 132-year-old royal carriage restored [BBC News]
08/06/2013A red letter day for steam railway fans as chassis rolls in [Swindon Advertiser]
15/05/2012House's unique viewing platform is a restored railway carriage for bedroom [This is Cornwall]
10/04/2012Hagley's' Hornby' railway footbridge restored [BBC News]
11/08/2011Music mogul presents engine to rail centre [Oxford Times]
04/04/2011Restored King Edward II 6023 steam locomotive on show [BBC News]
22/11/2010Piece of Railway Memorabilia set to fetch £18,000 [Swindon Advertiser]