The Heyday of Swindon and Its Locomotives by R. C. Riley

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  • History of engineering & technology,
  • Railway transport industries,
  • Trains & railways: general interest,
  • England,
  • Railroads - General,
  • Transportation

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11241688M
ISBN 100711024820
ISBN 109780711024823
OCLC/WorldCa59616239

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The Heyday of Swindon and It's Locomotives – Rail Books RC Riley presents a full colour photo album of Swindon Works and its locos in the latter days of steam. Hardback, 80 pages, over 75 colour photos RC Riley presents a full colour photo album of Swindon Works and its locos.

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Swindon produced its first standard gauge locomotive in and until the final conversion nearly forty years later, Swindon gave birth to engines of both types. Further expansion The Swindon Works were already well established as a crucial part of the GWR network, but they were set to expand still further in when the company decided to.

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About this Item: London: British Railways, edition, 8vo booklet, card covers, 48pp. With numerous b&w photographic illustrations and a diagrammatic map of the Swindon Works.

A brief outline of the work performed in Swindon's railway works, established by Brunel and owned until nationalisation by the Great Western Railway. Our railway books reflect this variety. The Big Four railway companies – LMS, LNER, Southern Railway and GWR with its iconic Swindon works – and the beginnings of British Rail are all explored.

From the early days of steam engines, to the development of steam and diesel locomotives and the heyday of rail travel, both the technical. books/ publications - page calenders. the heyday eastleigh and it’s locomotives isbn: £ the heyday of maidstone and district isbn: £ the heyday of stewart's lane and it’s locomotives isbn: £ the heyday of swindon & its locomotives isbn £ the.

The Heyday of Nine Elms and its Locomotives by Colin Boocock, pub Ian Allen The Heyday of Leeds Holbeck and its Locomotives by Gavin Morrison, pub Ian Allen: £ X/ Lancashire & Yorkshire Passenger Stock by R W Rush, Pub - Oakwood Press, paperback The North-East Railway Book by Ken Hoole, pub David & Charles, 96 pages: £ In its heyday, it covered more than acres ( ha), and could turn out three locomotives per week.

The museum [ edit ] Apart from many exhibits of interest to railway engine and rolling stock enthusiasts, it tells the social story of the railway community in Swindon, with Coordinates: 51°33′46″N 1°47′42″W /. Swindon railway works: lt;p|> ||||| |||Coordinates|: |||||51°33′43″N| |1°47′42″W|||| / |||°N °W|| / | World Heritage.

Literature. Alfred Williams' book Life in a Railway Factory has been described as "the most important literary work ever produced in Swindon, about Swindon". At the time, the town of Swindon, with a population of ab, was almost entirely dependent on the railway works for its.

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The Prince Joins The King. King George V in its heyday. The train will be joined tomorrow by 'City of Truro', another Swindon-built locomotive that became the first ever to reach and pass the magical speed of mph in The Great Western Railway Class or Saint Class was built by the Great Western Railway's Swindon Works.

incorporated several series of 2-cylinder passenger steam locomotives designed by George Jackson Churchward and built between and with differences in the dimensions. The majority of these were built as locomotives; but thirteen examples were built as (but Builder: GWR Swindon Works.

Its steam locomotives were designed by great men like Churchward and Hawkesworth. But also it had wonderful stations like the soaring Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads, as well as innumerable idyllic country halts with little more than a pagoda shelter and a couple of milk churns awaiting collection.3/5(2).

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The age of steam is past, the heyday of Swindon Works is long gone – but the legend lives on. What made the Great Western Railway's Swindon Works iconic.

Was it its worldwide reputation; perhaps its profound impact in shaping the new town of Swind. BY GAVIN MORRISON. AND ITS LOCOMOTIVES. HARDBACK BOOK. 1 ITEM: £  Swindon is a large town in the ceremonial county of Wiltshire, South West England, between Bristol, 35 miles to the west, and Reading, the same distance to the east; the town is 71 miles ( km) west of London.

The population estimates for the UK, England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland: mid released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on 26th June has .Whilst many books have been written about the Works, few, if any, have given a chance to those who worked in its workshops to have their voices heard in the telling of that story.

This beautifully illustrated book uses their words and experiences to tell the good, the bad and the ugly of working 'Inside'.

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