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Swindon Railway Works

8/20/2018 10:21 AM

Swindon Railway Works

The Swindon railway works has a long and storied history operating as the principal west England maintenance center for the Great Western Railway, or GWR.  The company was opened in 1843, just eight years after the Parliament approved construction of the Great Western Main Line, and remained in continuous operation until it closed in 1986.

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Posted in Blog By Richard Perry
A Brief History Of The Severn Valley Railway

Though it was originally built for utilitarian purposes, the Severn Valley Railway has grown to become a much-loved tourist attraction over the years. From history and engineering enthusiasts to families simply looking for a fun getaway, visitors come in droves to this full-size standard-gauge railway line.

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Posted in Blog By Chris Trembath
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