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British Railways Collection

"Exploring the British Railways: A Journey Through Time" Step back in time to the 1950s and immerse yourself in the charm of British Railways

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British Railways Collection: Downland Rambles, BR poster, 1950s
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British Railways Collection: British Railways network map 1950s
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British Railways Collection: Swanage, BR poster, c 1955
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British Railways Collection: A row of Class 55 Deltic diesel locomotives built by English Electric in 1961-1962
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British Railways Collection: Poster produced for British Railways (BR), showing a railway worker manually operating
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British Railways Collection: No 92220 Evening Star
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British Railways Collection: Skegness is So Bracing, BR (ER) poster, 1956
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British Railways Collection: No 92220 Evening Star, in steam
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British Railways Collection: Weston-super-Mare, BR poster, 1948-1965
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British Railways Collection: York in Daffodil Time, BR poster, 1950
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British Railways Collection: No 92220 Evening Star naming ceremony, 18th March 1960
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British Railways Collection: 10171574
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British Railways Collection: No 1000 County of Middlesex
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British Railways Collection: Photograph of a British Railways diesel locomotive, taken during the British Transport
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British Railways Collection: Pictorial Map of Yorkshire, BR poster, 1949
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British Railways Collection: Vale Of Rheidol Railway Aberystwyth to Devils Bridge
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British Railways Collection: Anglesey, c. 1925 (colour litho)
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British Railways Collection: Vale Of Rheidol Railway Aberystwyth to Devils Bridge
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British Railways Collection: Gas Turbine Locomotive No. 18100
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British Railways Collection: A British Railways poster advertising Durham, c. 1935 (colour lithograph)
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British Railways Collection: British Railways Modernisation Progress Report, 1961
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British Railways Collection: Blackpool (colour litho)
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British Railways Collection: Trooping the Colour, a British Railways advertising poster, c
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British Railways Collection: Cartoon commenting on the pleas for a block system signal to be made compulsory
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British Railways Collection: Railway guard seen here at Euston Station. 15th August 1966
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British Railways Collection: New refrigerated self service snack bar at St Pancreas Station, London, 15th October 1959
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British Railways Collection: The main entrance to Liverpool Lime Street Station, Merseyside. Feburary 1953 P008115
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British Railways Collection: The administration offices at Coventry Railway Station being demolished as part of
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British Railways Collection: You can whistle for it. Bob Smith-Referee seen here in his day job as a Railway
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British Railways Collection: The Flying Scotsman passing under a bridge at speed, near Selby, North Yorkshire, 1968
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British Railways Collection: Steam loco no 65794 hauling coal from Lynemouth Colliery, Northumberland, 1963. Artist
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British Railways Collection: Steam loco no 65811 hauling coal from Lynemouth Colliery, Northumberland, 1963. Artist
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British Railways Collection: British Railways pamphlet, c. 1960s
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British Railways Collection: Steam engine Evening star number 92220; England
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British Railways Collection: People viewing the Bluebell steam engine and 92203 engine; England
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British Railways Collection: Steam engines 68005 and 47493. 68005 is not an ex-BR engine, rather a standard Austerity
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British Railways Collection: People standing and viewing the steam engine Evening Star on an open day; England
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British Railways Collection: People viewing steam train Evening Star by engine shed; England
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British Railways Collection: A young family walking along the tracks beside the Drysllwyn Castle steam engine 4-6-0; England
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British Railways Collection: People viewing the 7808 Cookham Manor, a Great Western Railway 7800 Manor Class steam locomotive
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British Railways Collection: Steam engine number 92203, Black Prince; England
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British Railways Collection: Explore the Yorkshire Coast by Train
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British Railways Collection: Richard Beeching (1913-1985)


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"Exploring the British Railways: A Journey Through Time" Step back in time to the 1950s and immerse yourself in the charm of British Railways. The Downland Rambles beckon, as depicted in a captivating BR poster from that era. Picture yourself strolling through picturesque landscapes, with rolling hills and breathtaking views. As you continue your journey, a row of Class 55 Deltic diesel locomotives built by English Electric catches your eye. These powerful machines, crafted between 1961-1962, symbolize the innovation and progress within British railways during this period. Swanage awaits you next, captured beautifully on another BR poster from around 1955. This coastal gem invites visitors to indulge in its sandy beaches and charming seaside atmosphere - a true escape from bustling city life. To navigate this vast network of railways across Britain, consult the British Railways network map from the 1950s. It showcases how these tracks connected cities and towns alike, facilitating travel for both leisure and business purposes. Heading westward brings you to Weston-super-Mare; an iconic holiday destination immortalized by a BR poster dating back to 1948-1965. Immerse yourself in nostalgia as you envision sun-soaked days spent on golden sands or enjoying traditional amusements along its famous pier. No exploration would be complete without encountering No 92220 Evening Star - an enchanting steam locomotive that captivated hearts during its heyday. Witness it majestically chugging along historic tracks evoking memories of yesteryears' grandeur. A remarkable poster produced for BR depicts railway workers manually operating machinery - showcasing their dedication and skill behind-the-scenes that kept this intricate system running smoothly day after day. Returning once again to No 92220 Evening Star but at its naming ceremony on March 18th, 1960 – an unforgettable moment in British railway history.