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Swindon Railway Festival 2012

Hundreds join Pete Waterman and show sponsors Hornby Magazine for the ultimate display of GWR railway layouts

A bumper crowd made a track for the STEAM museum for the annual two-day Swindon Railway Festival.
 
They joined pop music presario and train fanatic Pete Waterman and show sponsors Hornby Magazine for the ultimate display of GWR railway layouts, displays and memorabilia.

Here's our gallery & video coverage from the first day, with more pictures on Facebook.

  
The Swindon Railway Festival 2012
Saturday 15 September
 
Swindon Railway Festival 2012

Swindon Railway Festival 2012

Swindon Railway Festival 2012

Swindon Railway Festival 2012
 
Swindon Railway Festival 2012
 
Swindon Railway Festival 2012
 
Swindon Railway Festival 2012
 
Swindon Railway Festival 2012
 
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Swindon Railway Festival 2012
 
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Swindon Railway Festival 2012
 
Swindon Railway Festival 2012
 

Railway Festival Swindon 2012

Then get up close to the ultimate steam machines - including the stunning British Steam Car sponsored by Hornby Hobbies.

Show highlights include:
  • Large displays from Hornby, Dapol and Bachmann.
  • Traction engine display by Hatch Heritage & Steam Engineers.
  • Trade stands for massive model rail bargains.
  • Platform One café, BBQ and real ale bar 
  • All the usual attractions at STEAM, including their 'just like the real thing' interactive Signal Box, Engine Driver Simulator and
  • Children's interactive play area.
Admission: Adults: £8.50, Concessions: £5.50, Family tickets: £20.00 (two adults, one child), £24.00 (two adults, two children) and £27.00 (two adults, three children)

Under three's go free.
 
For more information visit the STEAM Museum via the link below.
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