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GW Railwayana Auctions Ltd
The Willows
Badsey Road
Evesham, Worcestershire
WR11 7PA
United Kingdom
01386 760109
07718 211445



GW Railwayana Auctions (GWRA) are a privately owned limited company formed 27 years ago by two enthusiastic collectors of Railwayana, through focusing our business experience, IT & Communication skills and in-depth knowledge of the wider aspects of the railway collecting arena, we rapidly became the world-wide leading specialist auctioneers of transport related memorabilia and are now the longest serving specialist auction house in this field.

We hold three major sales annually in March, July and November and these invariably attract 750 lots, generating over 1000 live bidders and more via post and the telephone, we also hold our popular “Buy & Go” auctions which attract between 600 – 1000 lower value lots and, this enables us to offer a full Turn Key estate disposal service.

Our customers enjoy targeted publicity for items entered into our sales via social media, the live bidding platform of, railway periodicals and the antiques trade arena, we distribute 2000 + free hard copy catalogues for our Major sales with every lot illustrated in colour, and pdf catalogues for our “Buy & Go” sales.

All auctions are featured on our modern website and GWRA are the only specialist Railwayana auction house that broadcasts the sale live on the internet via and GWRA Live Bid and provide free colour illustrated catalouges.

We are currently working with London North Eastern Railway, D.B Cargo UK and Great Western Railway with disposing of some of their Nameplates and Worksplates and have worked in the past with Railway Children, HSBC leasing, Freightliner Group, Chiltern Railways, The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust and North Yorkshire Moors Railway.

GW Railwayana Auctions are the Worldwide record holders for a single piece of Railwayana achieving a price of £72,000 for one of the original nameplates from Flying Scotsman, we also hold world records in many other categories.

GW Railwayana Auctions offer at no cost Probate valuations, please feel free to contact our Evesham office.

GW Railwayana Auctions follow the good practice guidelines as set out by the Society of Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers.


General viewing will not be allowed during the current Covid 19 restrictions, however specific requests for individual lot viewing will be allowed by strict appointment only at our Evesham office.

TELEPHONE ENQUIRIES Weekdays between 9.0am to 5.00pm
For enquiries about descriptions contact Simon: 01386 760109
For enquiries about bidding and results contact: Simon: 01386 760109
Telephone Enquiries / Bids on auction items can only be made up to 8 pm on the Friday preceding the auction.

For email please use
Are required to submit a completed web form found via the link on our website Bidding Form
Note that simultaneous telephone bidding is accepted only on items with an estimated value of £500 or above.
Telephone Bid Bookings must be confirmed before 8pm on the Thursday preceding the auction.

Full Auction results are published on our Website on the evening after the sale.
G.W. Railwayana Auctions Ltd
The Willows, Badsey Road
Evesham. Worcs.
WR11 7PA
W: E.
T: 01386 760109

CONDITIONS of SALE For Online Bidders via

1. Purchase Price
Each lot is subject to a Buyer's Premium of 18% inc VAT plus any advertised internet charges.
Payment is due within 5 days of the Sale.
Please note we do not have access to the card details you have registered with so an Invoice will be emailed to you.
2 Payments Can be made by the following methods.
A/ Telephone using Debit Card. Please note we do not accept any Credit Card’s from within the UK & EU, customers outside of these countries may pay by Credit card but a 3% charge will be added to the invoice total. Tel: 01386 760109 / 07718 211445
B/ Bank Transfer with following details (UK no charge, Please Add £15 fee for overseas transactions)
Ref:(surname & paddle number ) please quote both of these.
C/ Cheques (UK Only) made payable to G.W.Railwayana Auctions Ltd
In accordance with HMRC Money Laundering Regulations Cheques drawn by third parties, whether in the Company's favour or requiring endorsement, will not and cannot be accepted, the company is not able to accept any cash payments.
There is no limit for cheque transactions, however, cheques in excess of recognised limits will only be accepted if supported by proof of identity and address, i.e.: a UK Driving Licence or Passport. Details from such must be clearly written on the back of any cheque. In all cases, cheques must be supported by a valid Bank Card. Buyers unknown to the company must arrange for suitable references or utilise Building Society cheques. Non compliance may delay the release of lots pending the clearance of cheques.
3/ Delivery / Collection
The Auctioneers do not provide postage, packing, delivery or shipping services on any lots.
Successful buyers may collect lots in person or arrange third party couriers or postage within one calendar month of the auction.
We recommend you contact Mailboxes etc Worcester branch for packing and shipping who will collect from our premises and pack and ship on your behalf. T: 01905 32830
The Auctioneers will not accept responsibility for any breakages whilst items are stored awaiting collection or whilst in transit.
4. Removal of Goods
(a) No purchase shall be claimed or removed until it has been paid for. All purchases shall be paid for and removed at the buyer's risk and expense. Sold lots transferred to the Companies storage facility are not insured and the company will not be held responsible if the same are lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed, and all lots not removed within One calendar month of the end of the sale will incur a warehousing charge of £1.20 inc VAT per day should the storage fees total the selling price then the company will re-sell them by auction or privately without notice to the buyer.
(b) In the event of any failure of the buyers to comply with any of the above conditions the damages recoverable by the seller or the auctioneers from the defaulter shall include any loss arising on any re-sale of the lot, together with the charges and expenses in respect of both sales, and any money deposited in part payment shall be held by the Company on account of any liability of the defaulter to them or to the seller.
5. Inspection
Each buyer, by making a bid for a lot, acknowledges that he satisfied himself fully before bidding by inspection or otherwise as to all the Sale Conditions, the physical condition and description of, the lot including but not restricted to whether the lot is damaged or has been repaired or restored.
6. Property and Risk
Legal title will not pass to the buyer until the lot(s) has been paid for in full and the Company shall be entitled to a lien on any sold until the purchase price is paid in full, but each lot is at the sole risk of the buyer from the fall of the hammer. Each buyer shall forthwith give his or her full name and permanent address.
7. Principal
Every bidder shall be deemed to act as principal unless it is agreed with the company that he acts as an agent on behalf of a named principal.
8. The Consumer Contracts Regulations 2014 does not apply to any lot purchased in our Live Auctions.
9. The Consumer Rights Act 2015 does not apply to any lot sold in our Live Auctions.
10. These conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English Law.

G.W. Railwayana Auctions Ltd
The Willows, Badsey Road
Evesham. Worcs.
WR11 7PA
W: E.
T: 01386 760109
GW Railwayana Auctions Ltd do not provide postage, packing or shipping services
Successful buyers may collect lots in person, or arrange third party couriers or postage
For Packing and shipping we recommend you contact Mailboxes etc Worcester, who will collect from our premises and pack and ship on your behalf. T: 01905 732830 E:
GW Railwayana Auctions Ltd will not accept responsibility for any breakages whilst items are in transit.