Swindon is a pretty large town, located in South West England. It is located midway between Bristol and Reading. In the 2001 census, the population of the Swindon urban area was 155.432. Swindon Railway Station is on the line from London Paddington to Bristol and it is one of the most important railway junctions in England.
Swindon Railway Station opened in 1842 and until 1895, every train stopped for at least 10 minutes in the station, in order to change locomotives. Nowadays, the town is very modern and up to date. The major employers are Honda, BMW, Motorola, Halcrow Group Ltd and so on.
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The town and the Swindon Railway Station offers its tourists a wide array of accommodation venues: five star hotels, B&B's, inns or cottages. The social venues are also diverse: elegant restaurants where you can enjoy a fine selection of European and Asian food, funky coffee shops where you can enjoy a cup of hot cocoa or a tea, or fun filled nightclubs where you can dance the night away.
Museum of the Great Western Railway is located at the old site of the old railway work in Swindon. The museum opened in 2000 and replaced the former museum. Apart from the museum itself, the site has become home to the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet. There are many exhibits of interest in the Swindon Railway Station Museum: from railway engines, rolling stock, life-like exhibits show people at work and interacting.
National Monuments Record is an archive of architectural and archaeological records and holds over 12 million historic photographs, plans, drawings and reports, covering all the field in England. It is a very dynamic collection, and records are added to this day.
Swindon and Cricklade Railway is the place where visitors can enjoy all the facilities they expect from a Heritage Railway center. Everything that is put on display in the open air museum was recreated by volunteers. There are plenty of activities to be done for children and adults alike. There are all sorts of rides that the whole family can enjoy.
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