Skip to main content

Rights Managed > STEAM Museum of the GWR > Stations and Halts > Wiltshire Stations > Swindon Town Station

Swindon Town Station, c. 1920

Swindon Town Station, c. 1920


Please Click On A License Option

Intended Use

Filename: S7b 044.jpg

Size: 4000 x 3196 (1.1MB)

Date: 26th April 2007

Source: STEAM Museum of the GWR

© STEAM Museum of the GWR

We accept all major credit cards


Image Downloads
Canvas Prints
Fine Art Prints
Metal Prints
Home Decor


STEAM Picture Gifts

STEAM Museum Photo Prints and Wall Art

Swindon Town Station, c. 1920

Swindon Town station was originally on the Midland and South Western Junction Railway and was situated in Swindons Old Town. This image shows the Wiltshire station in around 1920

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway

Media ID 447348

© STEAM Museum of the GWR

1920 1920s Station Swindon Wiltshire


EDITORS COMMENTS
Step back in time with this photograph of Swindon Town Station, as it appeared around 1920. Located in the heart of Swindon's Old Town, this historic railway station was a vital part of the Midland and South Western Junction Railway network in Wiltshire during the 1920s. The image showcases the grandeur of the station's architecture, with its red-brick facade adorned with intricate stone details and large arched windows. The station's name, "Swindon Town," is prominently displayed above the entrance, inviting passengers to embark on their journeys. To the left of the station, steam trains can be seen lined up at the platform, their engines hissing and puffing as they wait to depart. Passengers, dressed in their best attire, can be seen milling about, some carrying luggage or exchanging farewells with loved ones. The platform is bustling with activity, a testament to the importance of the railway in connecting communities and facilitating travel during this era. The lush greenery surrounding the station adds to the serene atmosphere, with trees and shrubs lining the platform and a picturesque garden visible in the background. The scene is completed by the clear blue sky, dotted with fluffy clouds, and the sun casting a warm glow over the station. This photograph is a fascinating glimpse into the past, offering a glimpse into the daily life of Swindon Town Station during the 1920s. It is a reminder of the rich history of railway travel and the role that Swindon Town Station played in shaping the transport landscape of Wiltshire and beyond.

MADE IN THE USA
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

FREE COLORIZATION SERVICE
You can choose advanced AI Colorization for this picture at no extra charge!

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Basket.

lightbox add My Lightbox




Related Images


Swindon Town Station
Swindon Town Station
Swindon Town Station, c. 1960
Swindon Town Station, c. 1960
King George V hauling an express train
King George V hauling an express train
7 King Class Locomotives at Swindon Shed, 1930
7 King Class Locomotives at Swindon Shed, 1930
No 5051 Drysllwyn Castle outside Swindon Works
No 5051 Drysllwyn Castle outside Swindon Works
No 6000 King George V in Swindon Works
No 6000 King George V in Swindon Works
7 King Class Locomotives at Swindon Shed, 1930
7 King Class Locomotives at Swindon Shed, 1930
Swindon Works Map, c. 1940s
Swindon Works Map, c. 1940s
Swindon Station, 1930
Swindon Station, 1930
Broadway Station, c. 1904
Broadway Station, c. 1904
Turntable at Ifracombe Engine Shed, Devon, 1950s
Turntable at Ifracombe Engine Shed, Devon, 1950s
No 6000 King George V outside Swindon Works
No 6000 King George V outside Swindon Works