We have been celebrating 30 years with silence and monochrome memories. £30 years ago the Railworks shut, and the last shift departed and hooty stopped calling us to work. Just a small reminder of 26th March 1986: And the rather wet but colourful celebrations thirty years on.
The sound of Swindon is heard again after 30 years of silence. Today, 22nd March 2016, thirty years since that famous sound echoed across Swindon, the sound of the Swindon Railway works hooter has been heard again. Engineer, Colin Hatch, has recreated the steam powered hooter using the original drawings and after being installed on