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Join the NVR as we celebrate the last Pannier leaving Swindon works 70 years ago this year

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70 years since the last Pannier left Swindon works

Join the NVR as we celebrate the last Pannier leaving Swindon works 70 years ago this year

7th & 8th March Click here for the Timetable 


GWR Pannier No 6779 was the last Pannier Class to be built and leave Swindon works. These locomotives were then replaced by the Class 14 Diesel locomotives also built at Swindon works

Travel behind Pannier 4612 (with thanks to the Bodmin and Wenford Railway)


Class 14 No 9520 and 9529

Two rakes of M1 coaches

Freight train in operation

6412 will be re numbered to Pannier 6779 with full re numbering and shed plate

Freight Trains and Brake Van rides ,supplement if travelling with a day rover ticket
Double Headed services with Pannier and Class 14.s
Main Train service, with Mk1 coaches
Licensed Buffet Cars on all our trains
Turntable Café serving hot/cold food and refreshments from 8:30
Gift Shop and Second-Hand Bookshop open all weekend
Trade Stands
Railwayana Stand
Wansford Miniature Railway 
B17 Steam Locomotive Trust 
NVR Wagon Group
BBLS 92 Squadron
Mrs Gray’s Sweet Shoppe
Special Event (First Day Covers), will be available during the weekend. These are genuine Philatelic items which are unique to the NVR and a delightful souvenir of your visit.

We are pleased to announce that Railway artist Wrenford Thatcher will be present with his gallery at the event, with a full display of artwork, Meet Wrenford and see him at work painting over the weekend. To see his work click here.

Adult Rover
Adult (15-65)
Senior Rover
Senior (65+)
Child Rover
Child (3-15)
Family Rover

Carer (with full paying passenger)


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Sat 7th Mar 2020
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Sun 8th Mar 2020
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