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Background imageDocuments Collection: GWR Trip Notice, July 1912

GWR Trip Notice, July 1912
The front cover of a booklet providing information about the GWR Mechanics Institution Trip travel arrangements in July 1912

Background imageDocuments Collection: Swindon Mechanics Institute Pantomime poster, February 1860

Swindon Mechanics Institute Pantomime poster, February 1860
This pantomime poster is an early example of the type of performances that took place at the GWRs Mechanics Institute in Swindon

Background imageDocuments Collection: GWR luggage trolley, c. 1920s

GWR luggage trolley, c. 1920s
This image is taken from a page from a GWR furniture catalogue. The GWR produced their own furniture which included benches, trollies and coat racks

Background imageDocuments Collection: New Swindon Mechanics Institution Trip ticket 1903

New Swindon Mechanics Institution Trip ticket 1903
New Swindon Mechanics Institution Trip ticket issued to Mr Hawkins for a train journey to Newton Abbot on July 10th 1903

Background imageDocuments Collection: Air Raid notice, issued to passengers in 1940

Air Raid notice, issued to passengers in 1940
This notice was issued to passengers in August 1940 by the GWRs General Manager, James Milne. The safety of staff and passengers was of the utmost importance

Background imageDocuments Collection: British Railways Modernisation Progress Report, 1961

British Railways Modernisation Progress Report, 1961
The Modernisation Progress Report was published in 1961 to document how the British Railways Modernisation Plan was progressing so far

Background imageDocuments Collection: World War 2 booklet It Can Now Be Revealed, published 1945

World War 2 booklet It Can Now Be Revealed, published 1945
Throughout the war the British Railways Press Office issued a series of booklets that outlined the official story of the railways at war

Background imageDocuments Collection: GWR Salvage Corps leaflet, 1940

GWR Salvage Corps leaflet, 1940
During the war the GWR were committed to salvaging paper and other material. In August 1940 General Manager, James Milne, invited employees to join the GWR Salvage Corp

Background imageDocuments Collection: GWR Notice, 1888

GWR Notice, 1888
A GWR public notice issued by General Manager Henry Lambert discouraging them to give fees to members of staff


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