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Meet the Railway Workers

When: Saturday 25 November 2017 12:00 AM - Saturday 30 December 2017 04:00 PM
Where:

Take a Step Back in Time with the Real Story of Steam 

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Meet the Railway Workers takes place fortnightly on Saturdays.

Whatever your age, our friendly team of volunteers will add to the STEAM experience as you tour the Museum.

They will welcome you aboard two famous locomotives:
No. 4073 Caerphilly Castle and No. 6000 King George V!

You'll even get to find out how the controls worked on the great engines!
 
 
Expect to hear some fascinating anecdotes of what it was like to be a GWR engine driver, fireman or labourer; or an engineer, craftsman or office worker at one of the 'Shops' inside GWR's Swindon Works.

 
Our volunteers are happy to help with any questions you may have about the GWR locomotives and artefacts we have on display at STEAM. Don't forget to look out for the tours ran by our fantastic Meet the Railway Workers volunteers.
 
This great experience is free with standard admission and to STEAM Season Ticket holders.
 

Dates and Times:

October 14 and 28 (10.00am - 4.00pm)
 
November 11 and 25 (10.00am - 4.00pm)
 
December 9 and 23 (10.00am - 4.00pm)
 
Look out for our occasional Saturday tours of the Museum too. 
 
We look forward to welcoming you soon! 
 

Meet the Railway Workers Blog  

Find out what inspires our terrific 'Meet the Railway Workers' volunteers by visiting our
monthly blog. 
 
This month, Dave Smith talks about why he enjoys his work with STEAM so much...
 
"It isn’t just steam trains, it’s the all encompassing history of the Great Western Railway – God’s Wonderful Railway – with the rich heritage of our Railway Town of which I’m extremely proud."  

STEAM - Museum of the
Great Western Railway

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