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Anti-aircraft platform at Swindon Station c.1940 Featured Wiltshire Stations Print

Anti-aircraft platform at Swindon Station c.1940

An anti-aircraft platform can be seen in this image of Swindon Station, but what is most intriguing is the very small Swindon Junction sign hanging in the centre of the platform canopy. In 1940 precautions were put in place to thwart possible German parachute invaders. For the GWR this meant the removal of station signs, but nationally it included the removal of signposts, milestones and AA village signs. The idea was to confuse foreign invaders should they land in the country. This small sign was a means of allowing general passengers a discreet way of identifying where they were

Savernake Low Level Station Featured Wiltshire Stations Print

Savernake Low Level Station

Savernake Low Level, Station, Wiltshire

Swindon Town Station Featured Wiltshire Stations Print

Swindon Town Station

Swindon Town Station was on the Midland and South Western Junction Railway in Swindon's Old Town area. The impressive main offices of the railway company can be seen in the centre of this image. The station was in operation for only 85 years after facing increasing competition from the town's GWR station and as the focus of the town moved away from the Old Town area to Swindon's ?new town which had developed around the GWR station and railway works