A selection of images to welcome in 2014

The next four picture extracts are courtesy of the superb 'Britain from Above' website, which uses Aerofilms pictures from C20th.

Hatherley Road bridge, Cheltenham (by the white line). Warden Hill Road can be seen bottom left.

A close up of Hatherley Road bridge.

The Gloucester Loop bridge positioned near to what became a laundry on Hatherley Road.

Alma Road bridge.

Cirencester Watermoor

Along the M&SWJR to Moredon Power station, taken from the Gloucester Line bridge

The plan of the Moredon Power station area after demolition and before the housing development was completed.

The line snakes its way from bottom right to left passed the Renault building used in a James Bond film and into Moredon (now a completed housing estate).

The line from Wootton Bassett Road bridge towards Moredon

Sited on the left of the picture was Rushey Platt station and platforms

From the M&SWJR Wootton Bassett Road bridge by the Carphone Warehouse in Swindon to what became Mannington Roundabout.

Rushey Platt bridge over the GWR line.

The bridge over the Wilts and Berks canal at Rushey Platt towards Toothill.

Newport Street, Swindon, street sign towards the M&SW Swindon Town station.

The waste ground that is now Queens Park, the location for the aborted tunnel that would now be under Hunt Street that curves across the picture.

Devizes Road bridge, Swindon Town.

The same view by artist Ken White.

Swindon Town station site in the 1970's.

Covering the same location as the picture above, now industrial units in Signal Way.

Station Approach from Newport Street to Swindon Town station.

Evelyn Street bridge towards the Marriott Roundabout, 1978.

Looking south-east behind the Marlborough Road/Broome Manor Lane houses from what is now the Marriott Roundabout.

Swindon Town station bottom right, Swindon Town FC, centre top.

Into Swindon Town station under Devizes Road.

Ogbourne station by Paul Rutter.

Savernake stations.

Collingbourne Kingston.

Collingbourne signal box.

Looking towards St Andrews church, Collingbourne Ducis.

Towards Ludgershall from Tidworth, courtesy Terry Crawford.

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