First Great Western

Commuters 'Made To Give Up Their Seats For First Class Customers'

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK

One First Great Western customer has caused a Twitter storm after claiming that standard class passengers were asked to give up their seats to first c...

First Great Western Strike Begins Today - Here Are The Routes Affected

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK

A 48-hour strike by workers on First Great Western (FGW) is due to begin on Wednesday evening. The action comes amid a 24-hour strike due to bring...

Passengers Complain After Announcer Apparently Says Person Under Train 'Couldn't Be Bothered To Live'

PA | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK

A rail company has apologised after customers complained about a "shocking" announcement made on the loudspeaker about a death on the line. Passeng...

Congratulations, First Great Western, You Just Lost A Regular Customer

Bidisha | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK

"Welcome to this 13:30 First Great Western service from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington, arriving at London Paddington at 15:14. The quiet c...

First Great Western Accused Of 'Secret 11% Fare Hike'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK

First Great Western has been accused of "daylight robbery" by secretly increasing advance rail fares by over 11%. The Transport Salaried Staffs As...

Horsing Around in St Austell, Cornwall

Sabi Phagura | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sabi Phagura

Some people are born knowing how to cycle, skateboard or even horse ride. And although I wasn't born knowing how to do the first two, I have discovered I may have been born with a gene that makes me a bit of a natural when it comes to horse riding.

Threat to Hay on Wye Mark II

Kate Holmes | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Holmes

The Globe festival have had their license revoked and are going to appeal as I speak. 5 people complained!!!!!!! ( even the local B and R paper though this a total joke) so a major source of income for Hay has been denied to its local shop-keepers. Clever Council!!!!!