4079 'Pendennis Castle' 'Castle' class 4-6-0 moving off Swindon shed. 26 April 1964

4079 'Pendennis Castle' 'Castle' class moving off Swindon shed. 26 April Photo by Ricsrailpics

Tube through the decades: Victoria Line Exhibition, the interior of a new type of carriage that would be used on the new Victoria line, 20 August 1968. The new carriages feature lengthways seating to allow more room for standing passengers, two-level arm rests, which can be shared by adjacent passengers, and internal speakers for driver announcements.

150 years of the London underground – in pictures

Tube through the decades: Victoria Line Exhibition, 1968

Take a steam train from Tenterden through the countryside straight to Bodium Castle, Kent and East Sussex Railway, can't think of a better way to travel! By B Lowe

Take a steam train from Tenterden through the countryside straight to Bodium Castle, Kent and East Sussex Railway by B Lowe

Platform ticket machine, purchased so you could wave the traveller goodbye.

Machine for selling platform tickets, so that well-wishers could get onto the platform to welcome arriving passengers or see off departing ones. In the platform tickets always cost a penny (in old money).

The Engine Driver - Sir Lamiel #60-365 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The Engine Driver - Sir Lamiel Ready To Roll! King Arthur Class Sir Lamiel No. 777 was built in June Photographed at Ropley Station on the Watercress Line.

GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 No 6909 Frewin Hall at Paddington Station 17 December 1963 FG Steinle

GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 No 6909 Frewin Hall at Paddington Station 17 December 1963 FG Steinle

Can't resist a visit to Didcot Railway Museum, Great Western Society's unique collection of steam engines, coaches and wagons, all just fifteen minutes' drive from The Old Post Office, Wallingford

Can't resist a visit to Didcot Railway Museum, Great Western Society's unique collection of steam engines, coaches and wagons, all just fifteen minutes' drive from The Old Post Office, Wallingford

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