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GWR Staff at Leisure Gallery

Choose from 45 pictures in our GWR Staff at Leisure collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping. We are proud to offer this selection in partnership with STEAM Museum of the GWR.


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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Christmas card sent by Swindon Works Accounts Staff, 1918 Featured GWR Staff at Leisure Image

Christmas card sent by Swindon Works Accounts Staff, 1918

Christmas card dated 1918. The figure of Britannia features prominently on the front of the card in reference to Allied success in the war. It was sent by the Accounts Office at Swindon Works and the signatures of staff cover both the front and the inside of the card

Accounts Office, Card, Christmas, World War 1

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