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Great Western Study Group

About the Study Group


The Great Western Study Group is a non-profit making body of enthusiasts sharing an interest in, and dedicated to, the study of the Great Western Railway (GWR).  


As the name suggests, it is a study group with a focus on active historical study, including its history and practice, and in promoting further research into all GWR related matters.

Benefits of Membership

  • Study group for like-minded people with a serious interest in the study and research of the Great Western Railway, and publication in various forms of researched works.

  • Magazine, ''The Pannier', issued periodically

  • Newsletter issued quarterly

  • Access to archive

  • Access to on-line forum

  • Modelling aspect



Membership Fee

£21 plus £3 joining fee

How to Join

By post.

Go to the Study Group’s website, (you can use this link: and click ‘Membership’. Then click into ‘this link’ to reveal membership application form. Complete the form and send to ‘GWSG Membership Secretary, Mr K Fenner, 42 Denecroft Crescent, Hillingdon, Middlesex, UB10 9HX, paying membership fee as directed.

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