Saturday, September 10, 2016

Letting off steam!

So the weather could have been a bit kinder, but did it really matter? STEAM Museum of the Great Western Railway was packed to the rafters with railway enthusiasts old and young, while outside eight traction engines blew in chorus to the sound of the replica hooter.

There was something to interest everyone at the Swindon Railway Festival, and I'm going to do it all over again tomorrow.

Come down to STEAM, Fire Fly Avenue for Part II of the Railway Festival 10 am - 5 pm.

Bust of Daniel Gooch

See the latest copy of Swindon Heritage for the story of the man who saved the Medical Fund

Swindon Heritage editor Graham Carter on camera

Colin Hatch from Hatch Heritage & Steam Engineers Ltd and Neil Lover
Andy, Bob and Diane from the Swindon Society 

Colin Hatch gives last minute instructions to music mogul and model railway enthusiast, Pete Waterman

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