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Cheltenham

(chĕlt`nəm), city (1991 pop. 87,188) and district, Gloucestershire, W central England. It has been a health and holiday resort since the discovery of mineral springs there in 1716. The city's products include bricks, beer, rubber goods, and anesthetics. Regency houses, Georgian squares, parks, and gardens are plentiful. Cheltenham has three famous schools for boys and one for girls as well as two teacher-training colleges. The city is also the site of an annual Festival of British Contemporary Music, a Festival of Literature, and several other cultural events.

Cheltenham

a town in W England, in central Gloucestershire: famous for its schools, racecourse, and saline springs (discovered in 1716). Pop.: 98 875 (2001)
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To its credit, First Great Western, on its Cheltenham Spa to Paddington service, is the only train operator that does reverse, and stops its trains, in Gloucester.
The crash happened when a Thames Trains train driven by Michael Hodder, 31, went through a signal at danger and crashed almost head-on with a Great Western express travelling from Cheltenham Spa in Gloucestershire to London.
In its main central lobby is a small fountain where you can drink, for free, the Cheltenham spa water which brought retired colonels to Cheltenham to restore their livers two hundred years ago.
A train service from Devon to Edinburgh had to wait for more than an hour at Cheltenham Spa when a stretch of track started to buckle in the heat.
Cold junction sensing is at the t/c point on the logger connector termination block, say JDL of Kensington House, 33 Imperial Square, Cheltenham Spa, Gloucestershire, tel:0124 267 3522.
The incident, which happened on a journey from Cheltenham Spa to Cardiff Central Station, took place on March 28 between 10am and 10.
With Ryanair putting on 30 extra flights on the Dublin to Birmingham route during the week, and 105,000 people using Cheltenham Spa train station, flagging down a taxi will be harder than finding the winner of the Coral Cup.
On-board every train carriage riding into Cheltenham Spa this week, champagne corks will pop and cans will be cracked open as punters study the form and begin boozing.
GETRACEY: Left:BEAUFORTDININGROOMAT Ellenborough Park, Cheltenham Spa and ,above, the famous racecourse
Meanwhile, a broken-down train between Tewkesbury and Cheltenham Spa in Gloucestershire led to delays of up to 60 minutes between Birmingham New Street, Worcester Shrub Hill and Cheltenham Spa.
Cross Country Trains will call additionally at Severn Tunnel, Caldicot, Chepstow and Lydney on the Cardiff to Cheltenham Spa route.