Great Western Railway
The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the south-west and west of England and most of Wales. It was founded in 1833, received its enabling Act of Parliam...
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London and South Western Railway
The London and South Western Railway (LSWR) was a railway company in England from 1838 to 1922. Starting as the London and Southampton Railway, its network extended from London to Plymouth via Salisbu...
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Locomotives of the Great Western Railway
The first Locomotives of the Great Western Railway (GWR) were specified by Isambard Kingdom Brunel but Daniel Gooch was soon appointed as the railway's Locomotive Superintendent. He designed several d...
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Coaches of the Great Western Railway
The passenger coaches of the Great Western Railway (GWR) were many and varied, ranging from four and six-wheeled vehicles for the original broad gauge line of 1838, through to bogie coaches up to 70 f...
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Great Western Railway wagons
The fleet of Great Western Railway wagons (freight cars, in American usage) was both large and varied as it carried the wide variety of goods traffic on the Great Western Railway (GWR) in the United K...
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Baulk road
Baulk road is the name given to a type of railway track or 'rail road' that is formed using rails carried on continuous timber bearings, as opposed to the more familiar 'cross-sleeper' track that uses...
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List of Great Western Railway heritage sites
Great Western Railway heritage sites are those places where stations, bridges and other infrastructure built by the Great Western Railway and its constituent railways can still be found. These may be...
List of Great Western Railway heritage sites - Wikipedia
GWR Victoria Class
The Great Western Railway Victoria Class were 2-4-0 broad gauge steam locomotives for passenger train work. This class was introduced into service in two batches between August 1856 and May 1864. They...
Chipping Sodbury Tunnel
Chipping Sodbury Tunnel is a railway tunnel that sits on the South Wales Main Line in England. It was constructed around 1900 for the South Wales and Bristol Direct Railway and runs some 2 ⁄...
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Quakers Yard and Merthyr Railway
The Quakers Yard and Merthyr Railway was a railway company in South Wales. It was owned jointly by the Great Western Railway and the Rhymney Railway.
At its southern end, the line connected to the...
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GWR Thunderer locomotive
Thunderer was the first of a pair of locomotives (the other being Hurricane) built for the Great Western Railway (GWR), England, by R. & W. Hawthorn & Co. whose design was very different from ...
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Norman Tunna
Norman Tunna GC (29 April 1908 – 4 December 1970), a shunter for the Great Western Railway in Birkenhead was awarded the George Cross in 1941.Tunna was born in Birkenhead on 29 April 1908, the son of ...
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Railway pay cheques
Railway Pay Cheques were metallic tokens or tallies used to ensure appropriate payment to the correctly identified railway employee.
The one-sided identification cheques were usually drawn from th...
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GWR steam rail motors
The steam rail motors (SRM) were self-propelled carriages operated by the Great Western Railway in England and Wales from 1903 to 1935. They incorporated a steam locomotive within the body of the carr...
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GWR Toad
The GWR Toad was a railway brake van, designed by and built for the Great Western Railway. From 1894, it was used by the GWR and post-1947 by the Western Region of British Railways to act as a safety ...
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St Mark's Church, Swindon
St Mark's Church is in Church Place, Swindon, Wiltshire, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the deanery of Swindon, the archdeaconry of Malmesbury, and the diocese of Bristol. Its be...
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Moss Valley branch
Moss Valley branch was a two mile long single track Great Western Railway built line in the county borough of Wrexham, Wales. It ran from a junction with the Wrexham and Minera Railway at Moss Junctio...
Swindon Works
Swindon railway works were built by the Great Western Railway in 1841 in Swindon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom.
In 1835 Parliament approved the construction of a railway between London and Bristol. I...
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James Charles Inglis
Sir James Charles Inglis (9 September 1851–19 December 1911) was a British civil engineer.Inglis was born in Aberdeen on 9 September 1851. He served in the Engineer and Railway Staff Corps, an ...
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George Armstrong (engineer)
George Armstrong (1822–1901) was in charge of standard gauge steam locomotives for the Great Western Railway at Stafford Road Works, Wolverhampton from 1864 to 1897. He was the younger brother of his ...
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Abersychan and Talywain railway station
Abersychan and Talywain railway station served the west of Abersychan village in the Welsh county of Monmouthshire. The station was the meeting point for two major pre-grouping railways as they compe...
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Great Western Railway telegraphic codes
Great Western Railway telegraphic codes were a commercial telegraph code used to shorten the telegraphic messages sent between the stations and offices of the railway.The codes listed below are taken ...
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