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Family boarding a train in the carriage sidings at Swindon, for the annual Works trip, 1932 Featured GWR Staff at Leisure Image

Family boarding a train in the carriage sidings at Swindon, for the annual Works trip, 1932

Swindon Works closed down for two weeks every year, and the workers and their families went on a holiday known as the Trip. Complimentary trains ferried families to their destinations. In order to reduce any disruption to normal services, these trains were boarded from inside the Works or further down the line

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Drawing Office Cricket Team, 1934 Featured GWR Staff at Leisure Image

Drawing Office Cricket Team, 1934

This image shows the Cricket Team from the Drawing Office at Swindon Works. The dog being held at the front of the group was presumably the team mascot. Inter-company cricket matches in Swindon were played at both the GWR Park and the GWR sports ground on Shrivenham Road. (2nd right - George Ernest Langrish)

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Mechanics Institute Band, c1900 Featured GWR Staff at Leisure Image

Mechanics Institute Band, c1900

The Mechanics Institute provided a huge social and educational facility for GWR employees and their families. Musical performances were a big part of this

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Band, Instrument, Mechanic, Orchestra, Swindon, Village