125th Anniversary Locomotive Works Swindon_900



This postmark  celebrated the 125th Anniversary of the opening of the Swindon Railway works in 1843 and the Open day on  31st August

The postmark depicts a D1000 diesal locomotive

The illustrated cover  depicts the early 2-2-2 locomotive Great Western which had been built at the works.

A fully serviced cover cost 1s 3d and could be ordered from the Works Manager No 10 Personnel Office British Railways Workshops Swindon Wilts.