Rail Changes for this Sunday

  GWR’s Managing Director, Mark Hopwood, has advised us via Henley Trains of the following: You may have heard that additional improvement work will take place between Reading and Paddington […]

GWR Boss Agrees to Tackle Issues Raised at Branch User Group AGM

Mark Hopwood, MD of Great Western Railways attended the AGM of Henley Branch User Group (HBUG).  He started by reviewing the work that had been done to increase the capacity […]

Free Local Bus Week – Starting Monday 6 March

Henley Town Council and White Coaches have agreed to offer FREE travel on the local buses for a week starting next Monday, 6 March to encourage people to give the bus […]

Useful Minutes Published on Future Rail Plans

Minutes have now been published of a useful meeting hosted recently by the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, between local council and user group representatives of the branch lines […]

GWR Advise Longer Trains in Future Plans

  Currently, the branch line runs with two car trains outside peak hours.   When through trains stop to London concerns have been expressed that a shuttle of two cars […]

Keep Safe on the Roads – Get a Winter Car Check

It’s cold outside and winter is definitely here now.  As well as wrapping up and looking after ourselves we should at this time of year look after our cars too […]

Rail Boss Answers Henley Branch Questions

Mark Hopwood’s GWR’s Managing Director met with local support group Henley Trains earlier this week, to provide an update on the prognosis for local rail travel in the light of […]

Twyford to Paddington Rail Closed Sunday Morning

Henley Trains advise: “Please be aware that there will be no trains between Twyford and Paddington in either direction until 12.00 this Sunday. Trains will be running from Henley to […]

Station Car Park Charges To Rise

Henley Station car park charges are to rise by 30p to £4.80 per day from 11 December. Mark Hopwood, Managing Director at Great Western Railway, advises: Dear Henley Herald readers, […]

Henley Branch Line Electrification Deferred

Mark Hopwood, GWR’s Managing Director advises Henley rail travellers: “You may have seen that the Minister for Rail Paul Maynard has today confirmed that Network Rail will be deferring four […]