A tour along the M&SWJR courtesy of Mike Barnsley
Mike is a major authority on the M&SWJR. As well as writing a number of books, he has also presented many times to interested groups up and down the line.

The tour includes a selection of pictures of each section of the line from Cheltenham to Andover. As much as possible, it concentrates on the pre-grouping period. The front covers of Mike's books are also included.

To view a particular photograph click on the relevant thumbnail.


Cheltenham Lansdown to Sandywell Tunnel near Andoversford

Andoversford and Dowdeswell to Chedworth Tunnel

Chedworth to Foss Cross Quarry

Foss Cross to Cirencester Watermoor

Cirencester Works

South Cerney

Cricklade, Blunsdon and Moredon

Rushey Platt

Swindon Town

Swindon Town shed


Chiseldon Camp and Ogbourne


Marlborough Tunnel, Hat Gate and Savernake

Wolfhall, Grafton and Collingbourne


Ludgershall Station

The Army at Ludgershall, Part 1

The Army at Ludgershall, Part 2

The Army at Ludgershall, Part 3


Tidworth construction

Tidworth Camp



Andover shed

Test Valley & Southampton

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