Advertising

Find out more about how you can advertise with First Great Western, at our stations, on our trains and in ‘Escape’, our on-board magazine.

On this page, you’ll find contact details for the agencies that manage the advertising opportunities across our network.

Station Posters

Commercial poster space at First Great Western stations can be bought through:

CBS Outdoor
Contact: Laura Pickup
Tel: 0161 772 7616
Email: laura.pickup@cbsoutdoor.co.uk
Website: www.cbsoutdoor.co.uk

Escape Magazine

Escape is the on-board magazine for First Great Western customers and is available across the network on trains and in stations.

First Great Western provides high speed train and sleeper services across South Wales, the West Country, the Cotswolds, London and large parts of Southern England. London Paddington station attracts 100,000 passengers every weekday and 1,500,000 people use First Great Western trains every week.

Content and features

Destinations, attractions and activities across the region:

  • family days out
  • kids pages
  • events
  • outdoor activities
  • city breaks
  • Circulation: 75,000
  • Frequency: quarterly

Reasons to advertise in Escape

Read by a wide target audience – men, women, students, retirees, locals, visitors, business, leisure, families, singles.

Rates

  • Outside back cover £3,120
  • Inside front cover £3,000
  • Full page £2,750
  • Half page £1,620
  • Quarter £860
  • Eighth £440

Contact: Simon Bryson
Tel: 020 8962 2959
Email: simon.bryson@thinkpublishing.co.uk

London & Thames Valley Fleet

The on-board poster space on the London & Thames Valley trains is available for advertising through:

KBH
Contact: Martin Kelway-Bamber
Direct Line: 020 7921 9698
Mobile: 07702 190 077
Fax:020 7207 5309

Twitter: kbhontrainmedia
Website: kbhontrainmedia.co.uk

Station sponsorship, sampling, ambient activity

Sponsorship of specific stations, sampling opportunities and other ambient activity can be discussed and arranged through:

CBS Outdoor
Contact: Laura Pickup
Tel: 0161 772 7616
Email: laura.pickup@cbsoutdoor.co.uk
Website: www.cbsoutdoor.co.uk

Ticket Gate advertising

Commercial advertising opportunities on the ticket gates at our stations can be arranged through:

CBS Outdoor
Contact: Laura Pickup
Tel: 0161 772 7616
Email: laura.pickup@cbsoutdoor.co.uk
Website: www.cbsoutdoor.co.uk

'Welcome to...' posters

Advertising is available on the 'Welcome to...' station poster and maps that are located at First Great Western stations.

Contact: Michael Allcock
Email: kay.yexley@ukmedia.co.uk
Tel: 01206 577977
Website: www.ukmedia.co.uk