South Marston

The hump of a 1940's siding off the Swindon - Highfield branch into the wartime Vickers factory at Long Marston. Here they built, amongst other things, Spitfires. This siding turned north up the embankment and then crossed over the Highworth branch (seen running in from the right) via a now demolished bridge. Like all these long forgotten lines not a lot remains. The Highfield branch finally closed in 1965.

Location: South Marston

Company: Swindon and Highworth Railway

Photographer: Peter Todd

Make contact: Peter Todd

Date: 11/01/2009

Image number: 22093