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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An engineer travels through the tunnels of the Post Office (London) Railway/Mail Rail on a battery powered engineering locomotive between West Central District Office and the Western District Office, 1971.

An engineer travels through the tunnels of the Post Office (London) Railway/Mail Rail on a battery powered engineering locomotive between West Central District Office and the Western District Office,

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).

Artwork for a poster advertising the Post Office (London) Railway (AKA Mail Rail) by Edward Bawden. (POST 109/515)

Mail Rail Archive Open Day

Post Office Tube Railway: Artwork for a poster Linocut by Edward Bawden. Proposal for the London Underground Poster, but rejected.

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.

Loading a Mail Rail locomotive at the platform, taken from the tunnel, 1969. (POST 118/CT00357)

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

Loading a Mail Rail locomotive at the platform, taken from the tunnel, (POST

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

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/waiting-in-the-dark

Long forgotten: Old Tube stations and secret tunnels have long intrigued visitors to London, so the abandoned Mail Rail is expected to attract a lot of attention

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/relay-board

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/relay-board

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


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