GWR livery design

Design GWR train livery to support NHS & key workers

Design GWR train livery to support NHS & key workers
Photo: GWR

Great Western Railway (GWR) is asking members of the public to design their own special train livery showing support for the NHS and other key workers. 

NHS staff and key workers are working incredibly hard to help keep people safe during the COVID-19 crisis. GWR is giving everyone of all ages the chance to show their support and design a special livery, with the winning designs to be put on to one of their Intercity Express Trains.

A collection of the best designs will be chosen to create the new livery and provide a unique tribute. 

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GWR Head of External Communications Dan Panes said: “We want to give people the opportunity to show their support and tributes to those key workers and the NHS in a really unique way. What better way than on one of our Intercity Express Trains, which continue to help keep key workers moving?” 

Interested? Budding designers can download the train outline (pictured above) from GWR’s EnterTrainment page of their website and either draw by hand or digitally, before uploading to GWR’s social media accounts with #GWREnterTrainment in your message. 

A special panel is being established to select the winning entries, including Railway Historian and Broadcaster Tim Dunn.

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He said: “Our Doctors, nurses and all essential workers, including the railway family, have been working incredibly hard during the present crisis and I am sure each one of us is grateful for the work that they do.“

“This livery will pay tribute to that and will represent the thoughts and thanks of those across Great Western’s network – so do get designing and have some fun!” 

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