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Old Oak Common Depot

The largest depot on the Great Western Railway (GWR) and British Rail (BR) Western Region, Old Oak Common depot catered for Paddington and West London area services. The railway depot has undergone many changes over the years and plans are in place for future development of its railway maintenance facilities.

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Barry Scrapyard

The tale of Barry scrapyard is truly amazing. Woodham’s South Wales scrapyard received hundreds of redundant steam locomotives for scrap. Various reasons caused these locos to linger on for many years after withdrawal. The breathtaking sight of lines of rusting locos will never be forgotten by those fortunate enough to witness it. Even more remarkably the majority of the engines were eventually saved.

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