Mail Rail

Mail Rail, AKA the Post Office Railway, is a driverless electric railway system that moved post under the streets of London for more than 75 years.
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Artwork for a poster advertising the Post Office (London) Railway (AKA Mail Rail) by Edward Bawden. (POST 109/515)

Mail Rail Archive Open Day

Artwork for a poster advertising the Post Office (London) Railway (AKA Mail Rail) by Edward Bawden. (POST for a poster advertising the Post Office (London) Railway (AKA Mail Rail) by Edward Bawden

Image ©Bradley Photography, Northumberland.  Part of a selection of images on show at The British Postal Museum & Archive, London, as part of "Mail Rail: A Photographic Exhibition".  www.postalheritage.org.uk/mail-rail-exhibition  Exclusive signed prints available from www.postalheritage.org.uk/page/descent-to-the-mount

Undiscovered: The public have never before been allowed into the 'secret' tunnels that were used by the Post Office to distribute mail across London

Image ©Bradley Photography, Northumberland.  Part of a selection of images on show at The British Postal Museum & Archive, London, as part of "Mail Rail: A Photographic Exhibition".  www.postalheritage.org.uk/mail-rail-exhibition  Exclusive signed prints available from www.postalheritage.org.uk/page/outbound-twist

Image ©Bradley Photography, Northumberland. Part of a selection of images on show at The British Postal Museum & Archive, London, as part of "Mail Rail: A Photographic Exhibition". www.postalheritage.org.uk/mail-rail-exhibition Exclusive signed prints available from www.postalheritage.org.uk/page/outbound-twist

1980s Greenbat mail train used on Mail Rail, AKA the Post Office Railway, the driverless electric railway system that moved post under the streets of London for more than 75 years.

A visit down to Mail Rail

Greenbat mail train used on Mail Rail, AKA the Post Office Railway, the driverless electric railway system that moved post under the streets of London for more than 75 years.

Laying scissors crossing, Mail Rail. (POST 20-355/27)

Mail Rail Archive Open Day

On Saturday September the Royal Mail Archive will be holding a themed open day to celebrate the Post Office Underground Railway (Mail Rail).

Postmen loading bags from conveyor into containers to use on the Post Office underground railway. (POST 118/381)

Venture to our Museum Store on 24th August to find out more about Mail Rail…

Postmen loading bags from conveyor into containers to use on the Post Office underground railway.

Our 1927 Mail Rail car, which will be one of many attractions at the Fawley Hill Steam and Vintage Transport Weekend, Henley-on-Thames, 17-19 May 2013.

Our 1927 Mail Rail car, which will be one of many attractions at the Fawley Hill Steam and Vintage Transport Weekend, Henley-on-Thames, May

Image ©Bradley Photography, Northumberland.  Part of a selection of images on show at The British Postal Museum & Archive, London, as part of "Mail Rail: A Photographic Exhibition".  www.postalheritage.org.uk/mail-rail-exhibition  Exclusive signed prints available from www.postalheritage.org.uk/page/ascent

Image ©Bradley Photography, Northumberland. Part of a selection of images on show at The British Postal Museum & Archive, London, as part of "Mail Rail: A Photographic Exhibition". www.postalheritage.org.uk/mail-rail-exhibition Exclusive signed prints available from www.postalheritage.org.uk/page/ascent

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