England’s railways were once a rainbow of liveries. But government management during World War I showed the need for greater efficiency, and by 1923 some 120 companies became the Big Four: Southern Railway; Great Western Railway; London and North Eastern Railway; and London, Midland and Scottish Railway. All had lines fanning out from London to their designated region and tried to attract riders with posters advertising pastoral scenes, charming villages, or flashing views of the capital…

England’s railways were once a rainbow of liveries. But government management during World War I showed the need for greater efficiency, and by 1923 some 120 companies became the Big Four: Southern Railway; Great Western Railway; London and North Eastern Railway; and London, Midland and Scottish Railway. All had lines fanning out from London to their designated region and tried to attract riders with posters advertising pastoral scenes, charming villages, or flashing views of the capital…

Poster 1983/4/8359 - Poster and Artwork collection online from the London Transport Museum Richmond Horse Show, by unknown artist, 1924  Published by Underground Electric Railway Company Ltd,

Poster 1983/4/8359 - Poster and Artwork collection online from the London Transport Museum Richmond Horse Show, by unknown artist, 1924 Published by Underground Electric Railway Company Ltd,

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