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Background imageRailway Collection: Stockport viaduct a98_05394

Stockport viaduct a98_05394
RAILWAY VIADUCT, Stockport, Greater Manchester. This evocative urban landscape shows the railway viaduct in Stockport, looking along the river. Photographed by Eric de Mare in 1954

Background imageRailway Collection: Mallard steam train, Flying Scotsman service a062835

Mallard steam train, Flying Scotsman service a062835
MALLARD. View of the LNER Class A4 train during its time on the Flying Scotsman express passenger service between London and Edinburgh. A man in a trilby hat looks at the engine

Background imageRailway Collection: Central Railway Station, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1884. BL12764

Central Railway Station, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1884. BL12764
CENTRAL RAILWAY STATION, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear. A steam train passing through the station in 1884. Bedford Lemere

Background imageRailway Collection: St Pancras Station 1895 CC73_02377

St Pancras Station 1895 CC73_02377
ST PANCRAS STATION, Camden, London. An interior view of St Pancras Station, looking down on the platforms which are busy with commuters

Background imageRailway Collection: Ramsgate Harbour Railway Station EPW000093

Ramsgate Harbour Railway Station EPW000093
RAMSGATE HARBOUR RAILWAY STATION, Kent, photographed in 1920. Aerial view. The former terminus of the Faversham - Ramsgate line, this station was built in 1863 for 4 platforms

Background imageRailway Collection: Engine House, GWR Works, Swindon BB94_04685

Engine House, GWR Works, Swindon BB94_04685
THE ENGINE HOUSE, Great Western Railway Works, Swindon, Wiltshire. 1846 interior view. Lithograph by John Cooke Bourne (1814-1896)

Background imageRailway Collection: Liverpool Street Station a061617

Liverpool Street Station a061617
LIVERPOOL STREET STATION, London. Interior view of the station showing the piers of the double aisle and crowded platforms beneath. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1960-1972

Background imageRailway Collection: Paddington Station a061937

Paddington Station a061937
PADDINGTON STATION, London. Elevated view showing passengers awaiting the arrival of a train on Platform 2 at Paddington railway station. John Gay. Date range: 1960-1972

Background imageRailway Collection: Station Master BB98_05551

Station Master BB98_05551
STATION MASTER, Finmere Station, Oxfordshire. In 1898-99 the Great Central Railway Company (formed 1897) created a main railway route from Sheffield through Nottingham and Leicester to London

Background imageRailway Collection: Euston Arch a98_05420

Euston Arch a98_05420
EUSTON ARCH, Euston Station, Euston Road, Camden Town, London. Traffic outside the Euston Arch. The arch was designed by Philip Hardwick in 1837 as part of a screen

Background imageRailway Collection: Wootton Bassett United Dairies, 1930. EPW032627

Wootton Bassett United Dairies, 1930. EPW032627
WOOTTON BASSETT UNITED DAIRIES, Wiltshire. The Dairy Supply Company opened its factory in 1908 and merged with United Dairies in 1915

Background imageRailway Collection: Taxi rank a061644

Taxi rank a061644
LIVERPOOL STREET STATION, London. Taxi rank with black cabs at Liverpool Street railway station with the roof structure visible behind. John Gay. Date range: 1960-1972

Background imageRailway Collection: Kingfisher steam train, Flying Scotsman service a062841

Kingfisher steam train, Flying Scotsman service a062841
KINGFISHER. View of the LNER Class A4 train during its time on the Flying Scotsman express passenger service between London and Edinburgh. Photographed by John Gay, 1948

Background imageRailway Collection: Liverpool Street Station a063096

Liverpool Street Station a063096
LIVERPOOL STREET STATION, London. Interior view. Passengers waiting for a train on a platform at Liverpool Street Station. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1947-1948

Background imageRailway Collection: Royal Albert Bridge a98_05393

Royal Albert Bridge a98_05393
Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash, Cornwall. This bowstring tubular plate girder railway bridge over the River Tamar connects Devonport in Devon to Saltash in Cornwall

Background imageRailway Collection: Battersea Power Station & Gasworks 24411_018

Battersea Power Station & Gasworks 24411_018
BATTERSEA POWER STATION AND GASWORKS, London. Aerial view looking north

Background imageRailway Collection: Kings Cross Station a062825

Kings Cross Station a062825
KINGS CROSS STATION, Euston Road, London. A view at night from the platform at Kings Cross York Road station looking back towards the illuminated signal box and train sheds at Kings Cross

Background imageRailway Collection: Marylebone Station a062976

Marylebone Station a062976
MARYLEBONE STATION, London. Detail of egg and dart decoration on the capital of a terracotta arch at Marylebone station with the interior of the train shed visible beyond. Photographed by John Gay

Background imageRailway Collection: Kings Cross Station a072950

Kings Cross Station a072950
KINGs CROSS STATION, London. The front of steam locomotive engine No. 60006 (The Herring Gull, renamed the Sir Ralph Wedgewood on 6th January, 1944) standing at a platform in Kings Cross Station

Background imageRailway Collection: Finmere Station, Oxfordshire 1904 BB98_05550

Finmere Station, Oxfordshire 1904 BB98_05550
FINMERE STATION, Oxfordshire. The Great Central Railway Company built this station on the line from Sheffield through Nottingham and Leicester to London in 1898-9

Background imageRailway Collection: Didcot Junction in 1904 CC97_02192

Didcot Junction in 1904 CC97_02192
DIDCOT, Oxfordshire. Looking from the east at a signal box towards the junction station, with an engine approaching and a line of carriages to the right

Background imageRailway Collection: Crewe Station 20670_020

Crewe Station 20670_020
CREWE RAILWAY STATION, Cheshire. Aerial view. Built in 1837 Crewe is one of the worlds most historic railway stations, and remains a very busy junction on the West Coast Main Line

Background imageRailway Collection: Morpeth Station EPW019776

Morpeth Station EPW019776
The station, Morpeth, Northumberland. Photographed by Aerofilms Ltd in 1927

Background imageRailway Collection: Cannon Street Railway Bridge, London DD97_00102

Cannon Street Railway Bridge, London DD97_00102
CANNON STREET STATION, London. A view from the bank of the River Thames looking along the Cannon Street Railway Bridge from the south towards Cannon Street Station

Background imageRailway Collection: Denmark Hill Station

Denmark Hill Station
A rare and unusually complete example of a Victorian suburban station. IoE 471474

Background imageRailway Collection: Severn Railway Bridge EAW038126

Severn Railway Bridge EAW038126
The Severn Railway Bridge, Sharpness, Gloucestershire, from the south, July 1951. The Golucester-Sharpness canal is in the foreground, crossed by a swing-bridge

Background imageRailway Collection: Swindon Works 29656_008

Swindon Works 29656_008
Swindon works site, Wiltshire. Formerly the Great Western Railway Works, it now houses the STEAM museum, the headquarters for the National Trust

Background imageRailway Collection: Swindon and GWR Works EPW059047

Swindon and GWR Works EPW059047
SWINDON, Wiltshire. The Great Western Railway Works, Swindon station and the workers village (Swindon New Town), looking west. Photographed in August 1938. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageRailway Collection: Long Hanborough Station Master BB69_05293

Long Hanborough Station Master BB69_05293
LONG HANBOROUGH RAILWAY STATION, West Oxfordshire. The Station Master and a guard standing on the platform of the small station, with a railway bridge visible in the background

Background imageRailway Collection: Berwick-upon-Tweed RAF_540_611_RP_3344

Berwick-upon-Tweed RAF_540_611_RP_3344
Berwich-upon-Tweed. A facinating birds-eye view showing Tweedmouth, the walled town, bridges and castle. Berwick Holiday Park now occupies the site of the military camp

Background imageRailway Collection: Goods shed, Preston CC76_00091

Goods shed, Preston CC76_00091
Goods Shed, West Lancashire Station, Fishergate Hill, Preston. Two vans parked outside the Cantrell and Cochrane depot. Photographed in 1927 for the London, Midland and Scottish Railway

Background imageRailway Collection: Steam power, Charwelton, Northamptonshire a97_05431

Steam power, Charwelton, Northamptonshire a97_05431
Workers at Charwelton, Northamptonshire. Construction workers on Great Central Railway. The workers have a large steam engine for power

Background imageRailway Collection: Railway station footbridge a062680

Railway station footbridge a062680
LONDON BRIDGE STATION, Southwark, London. View looking down the steps leading from the footbridge to the platforms at London Bridge station. Date range: 1960-1972. John Gay

Background imageRailway Collection: Kings Cross Station a062778

Kings Cross Station a062778
KINGS CROSS STATION, London. Interior view of the train shed at Kings Cross Station showing a train standing beside an almost empty platform. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1960-1972

Background imageRailway Collection: St. Pancras Station a062329

St. Pancras Station a062329
ST. PANCRAS STATION, London. An elevated view looking along the Euston Road frontage of St Pancras Station seen from behind the railings on the top of the porte cochere of the the Midland Grand

Background imageRailway Collection: Kings Cross Station a061596

Kings Cross Station a061596
KINGS CROSS STATION, London. Looking towards the railway station from the roof of the St. Pancras Hotel with statue of Britannia in the foreground. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1960 - 1972

Background imageRailway Collection: Euston Arch, London CC97_01007

Euston Arch, London CC97_01007
EUSTON ARCH, London. View of the arch at Euston Station with horse-drawn vehicles in the foreground. The arch was built by Philip Hardwick in 1837

Background imageRailway Collection: Piccadilly Circus Station a073198

Piccadilly Circus Station a073198
PICCADILLY CIRCUS STATION, London. Interior view of a platform on Piccadilly Circus underground station showing a train on the tracks to left and people walking to the exits in the distance

Background imageRailway Collection: Railway tracks, Kings Cross a073103

Railway tracks, Kings Cross a073103
KINGS CROSS, London. An elevated viewpoint of the railway track to the north of Kings Cross Station, a steam engine on the tracks to either side and St Pancras Station in the far distance. John Gay

Background imageRailway Collection: Marylebone Station a062991

Marylebone Station a062991
MARYLEBONE STATION, London. View along a deserted platform at Marylebone railway station with a train waiting at the platform edge and the canopy valance in the foreground. John Gay

Background imageRailway Collection: Victoria Station a061841

Victoria Station a061841
VICTORIA STATION, Westminster, London. Elevated view inside the train shed at Victoria railway station looking along a near empty platform and out towards the city. John Gay. Date range: 1960-1972

Background imageRailway Collection: Railway station footbridge a062678

Railway station footbridge a062678
LONDON BRIDGE STATION, Southwark, London. View looking down the steps leading from the footbridge to the platforms at London Bridge station. Date range:1960-1972. John Gay

Background imageRailway Collection: London Bridge Station a062719

London Bridge Station a062719
LONDON BRIDGE STATION, Southwark, London. A view looking across to a train standing beneath the decorative bargeboards of a platform roof at London Bridge Station. Date range:1960-1972. John Gay

Background imageRailway Collection: Paddington Station K030802

Paddington Station K030802
PADDINGTON STATION, Eastbourne Terrace, City of Westminster, London. Interior detail of train shed arched trusses

Background imageRailway Collection: Great Wheel, Earls Court CC97 / 01620

Great Wheel, Earls Court CC97 / 01620
GREAT WHEEL, Earls Court, London. A view from the railway of the 310 feet high wheel with the entertainment grounds beneath (photo taken late 19th century)

Background imageRailway Collection: Lime Street Station

Lime Street Station
Main entrance to Liverpool Lime Street, one of the first stations to send mail by train. IoE 359020

Background imageRailway Collection: Kings Cross Station a062868

Kings Cross Station a062868
KINGS CROSS STATION, Euston Road, London. A line of taxis (black cabs) waiting under the canopy at Kings Cross Station. Date range:1960 - 1972. John Gay

Background imageRailway Collection: Kings Cross Station a062818

Kings Cross Station a062818
KINGS CROSS STATION, London. The train sheds at Kings Cross Station seen illuminated at night time from the platform of the former York Road station. Photographed by John Gay. Date range: 1960-1972



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