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1980s Collection

Background image1980s Collection: View of Swindon Works, 1982

View of Swindon Works, 1982
A view of Swindon Works in 1982 with an Intercity 125 speeding past on the main London to Bristol line. The building it is passing is now STEAM - Museum of the GWR

Background image1980s Collection: Apprentice Training School, Class of 1980 / 1981

Apprentice Training School, Class of 1980 / 1981
Group photograph of the class of 1980/1981 of the Apprentice Training School in Swindon, taken in August 1981. The training school was situated at Dean Street

Background image1980s Collection: Reading Station, c. 1988

Reading Station, c. 1988
This photograph shows Reading Station in Berkshire, c.1988, prior to the redevelopment of the station in 1989. An Intercity 125 is at one of the platforms and the Victorian station building

Background image1980s Collection: The Queen & Prince Philip at Liverpool Street Station, 29th May 1981

The Queen & Prince Philip at Liverpool Street Station, 29th May 1981
This image shows The Queen & Prince Philip walking with officials at Liverpool Street Station in London on 29th May 1981. The timing of the photograph

Background image1980s Collection: Bristol Temple Meads Sketch by Ken Howard

Bristol Temple Meads Sketch by Ken Howard
This sketch of Bristol Temple Meads station was created by British artist Ken Howard (1932-2022). The image was used by British Rail on a Christmas card in the 1980s

Background image1980s Collection: HST Intercity 125 Design, c. 1980s

HST Intercity 125 Design, c. 1980s
An image of a HST Intercity 125 used by British Rail for a publicity Christmas card, c.1980s. The HST is shown coming towards us, with the train in perspective

Background image1980s Collection: Reading Station, c. 1994

Reading Station, c. 1994
This photograph shows the main concourse of Reading station in Berkshire, c.1994, showing the 1989 redeveloped station design and the escalators to go up to platforms 5 to 10

Background image1980s Collection: Hartlebury Station, Worcestershire, c. 1980

Hartlebury Station, Worcestershire, c. 1980
A view towards the signalbox and level crossing at Hartlebury station in Worcestershire, c.1980. The overbridge and platform canopies were removed in the 1960s

Background image1980s Collection: Aberaman Station, Wales, c. 1885

Aberaman Station, Wales, c. 1885
A view of Aberaman Station, South Wales, c.1885. This image shows the lattice footbridge, signal box, track and platforms of the station


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