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GWR Jigsaw Puzzles (Museum Display) 24 March 2020
1938 Holiday Haunts (Poster) 31 March 2020
1930s Doll in GWR Uniform 7 April 2020
Titanic Ticket 14 April 2020
1950s BR(WR) Holiday Express Handbills 21 April 2020
1944 Wartime Savings Leaflet to GWR Employees 28 April 2020
BR(WR) 1966 Notice to Enginemen, guards etc. re. Didcot Power Station 5 May 2020
1949 Railway Executive Brochure re. Model Railway 12 May 2020
1950s Reading Signal Works - Llandilo Junction Interlocking 19 May 2020
Holiday Haunts (1929/1947 Books, and 1933 Express Train) 26 May 2020
July 1961 BR(WR) London Division News 2 June 2020
Didcot Market Pocket Watch 9 June 2020
5" Gauge Model of 1880 Dean 2-4-0T Locomotive 16 June 2020
July 22 1939 - Modern Wonder - The Pictorial Review Periodical 23 June 2020
1908 Isambard Kingdom Brunel Medal (LSE) 30 June 2020
C.1932 Newquay Poster - Bruce Angrave 7 July 2020
Locomotive Nameplates 14 July 2020
Smokebox Numberplate and Shed Plate from 'Scottish' Pannier Tank 1646 21 July 2020
GWR Staff Association Music Festival 1939 28 July 2020
All aboard for the ‘Radio Cruise’ 4 August 2020
Inauguration Ceremony . . . for the new computer! 11 August 2020
Special Trips (Excursions) 18 August 2020
Poster Surprise 25 August 2020
Anyone for Tea? (Lyons, Frys and the GWR) 1 September 2020
Great Western Camp Coaches 8 September 2020
Artefacts of the Swindon Marlborough and Andover Railway Co 15 September 2020
Shaken but not stirred? (Hotels Refreshment and Restaurant Car liquid refreshment) 22 September 2020
Getting away from the grind (Departmental ‘Annual Outings’) 29 September 2020
15 1/2" cast iron GWR letters fom Acton 6 October 2020
Moving Home (House removals by Road Rail containers) 13 October 2020
The Noxious Weed (Artefacts related to smoking) 20 October 2020
Westwood Box (an oil painting by Malcolm Root GRA) 27 October 2020
Children’s Education through Railway Publications - Part 1 3 November 2020
The World War 2 Railway Staff’s Home Guard Volunteering 10 November 2020
Railway Housing 17 November 2020
The GWR Office 1838-1947 24 November 2020
Out with the old (British Railways Modernisation Plan Poster - Warship Class) 1 December 2020
Christmas is Coming (Children's books / The Railway Story book) 8 December 2020
Every Picture Tells a Story (The Meccano Magazine / Hornby-Dublo Trainsets) 15 December 2020
Four Candles! (Christmas Posters and Christmas Cards) 22 December 2020
Racing (Company Publicity and Transport for Horses) 12 January 2021
Railways and Education (Educational Excursions and Resources) 19 January 2021
Norton Fitzwarren Stationmaster's House 26 January 2021
The Artwork of Railway Service Information (Excursion Booklets & Handbills) 2 February 2021
Half a Century of Decimalised Money 9 February 2021
So Much More than a Name(Plate) (Highclere Castle, Lord Carnarvon and Tutankhamun) 16 February 2021
Railway Card Games 23 February 2021
Golf (The Best Golf is in the West poster) 2 March 2021
The “Radio Train” (Western Region excursion leaflet) 9 March 2021
The Glorious West (GWR 1933 travel brochure) 16 March 2021
It's About Time! (Paddington Goods Accounts Office Clock and ‘Railway Time’) 23 March 2021
Easter Cheer (1937 publicity leaflet) 30 March 2021
Holidays by Train (1957 Wales and North West holiday guide) 6 April 2021
A Great Survivor (1839 GWR Timetable - London to Maidenhead and Twyford) 13 April 2021
Spring Holidays (BR(WR) 1954/5 handbill) 20 April 2021
West of England Car Tourist Service (1956/7 poster - including steam hauled train) 27 April 2021
Let's Fly Away (GWR Air Services) 4 May 2021
Eton College (and its developing relationship with the GWR) 11 May 2021
Our Feathered Friends (Live Pigeon traffic) 18 May 2021
Transition Publicity - Steam to Diesel (and the role of the Diesel Railcar and DMU) 25 May 2021
A further look into the case books of the Paddington First Aid Post 1 June 2021
Glorious Devon (1930s Publicity material for Teignmouth and Lynton and Lynmouth) 8 June 2021
Happy Families (BR(WR) Poster and the joys of Business Class travel) 15 June 2021
Football Crazy (Handbill and Poster regarding travel to football matches) 22 June 2021
Shining a light on stations (Station lighting, including a splendid example from Burnham Beeches) 29 June 2021
Holidays by Train - Part 1 (and the mystery of the ‘Bullets holiday special’) 6 July 2021
Women Railway Employees (and in particular their role in handling parcels) 13 July 2021
Cornwall (GWR Posters and publicity material) 20 July 2021
Postcards with a difference (4073 Caerphilly Castle & GWR 0-8-2T loco No 1379) 27 July 2021
Olympic Games 1948 (Photographs and a BRWR handbill) 3 August 2021
Holidays by Train - Part 2 (Two holiday handbills) 10 August 2021
Children's Education through Railway Publications - Part 2 17 August 2021
Avoiding the West Country Traffic (Take your car on the train) 24 August 2021
Party Outings by Rail (Publicity for party travel) 31 August 2021
Holiday by Train - Part 3 (Luggage in advance) 7 September 2021
Festival of Britain Western Region Trains 14 September 2021
Some Broad Gauge Snapshots (Teignmouth, Dawlish and the Royal Albert bridge) 21 September 2021
GWR Railcars Under Construction 28 September 2021
The Joy of the Journey - GWR Style (A 1926 pamphlet) 5 October 2021
Bridge Testing - GWR Style (Felin Fran C. 1910) 12 October 2021
Holidays by Train - Part 4 (The 'Indian Summer') 19 October 2021
Accidents can happen (An Incident with Auto Coach No, 91) 26 October 2021
Enticing the Americans (Publicity for the transatlantic market) 2 November 2021
Our First Vlog (Video Blog)! (The Museum office display) 9 November 2021
Office Modernisation on the GWR (The arrival of the typewriter) 16 November 2021
The Bug House (Carriage fumigation at Swindon Works) 23 November 2021
Hornby Railways (of the 'O' Gauge tinplate variety) 30 November 2021
Popular Games for Christmas? (Jigsaw puzzle - ‘The Fishguard Army 1797’) 7 December 2021
(Christmas communication to staff - 1959) 14 December 2021
(Live steam models in the GWT collection) 21 December 2021
A Locomotive Footplate Photo with a Difference! 18 January 2022
Accidents did Happen! (The importance of reporting accidents) 25 January 2022
Rambling and the GWR (Rambles in the Chiltern Country 1949) 1 February 2022
Children's Education through Railway Publications (The World’s Railroads by T E North) 8 February 2022
70 Years Ago Today, The Funeral of King George VI at Windsor (The Western Region's arrangements) 15 February 2022
GWR Staff Social & Recreational Events (An amateur production of The Gondoliers in 1905) 22 February 2022
Careers on the Railways (A BR booklet of 1952) 1 March 2022
The GWR and Model Railways (The Hornby 'Flying Pig' goods train set) 8 March 2022
Enticing the Americans - Part 2 (The GWR's New York Office) 15 March 2022
Enticing the Americans - Part 3 (Wot No Ice? booklet of 1950) 22 March 2022
Delivering the Goods (Conveyance of liquids in bulk by rail) 29 March 2022
A Special Treat (A boy's private visit to the engine shed) 5 April 2022
A Day at the Races (Race day trains publicity posters) 12 April 2022
Walking Tours by Rail (A 1960s Western Region leaflet) 19 April 2022
GWR Publications - The Literature of Locomotion (A 1929 pamphlet) 26 April 2022

 

 

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