King's Cross Station AA072950
KING'S 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. 1960-1965, John Gay.
Ramsgate Harbour Railway Station AFL03_aerofilms_093
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, covered by a large arched roof. After closure in 1926, it was used to house the `Pleasurama' funfair. Damaged by fire in 2005. EPW000093 Aerofilms Collection (see Links).
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).
Royal Albert Bridge AA98_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. Built by the engineer I K Brunel, work began on the bridge in 1848 and was completed in 1859. Photographed by Eric de Mare in 1954 with a goods train steaming across the bridge.
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.
Paddington Station AA061937
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.
Extending Liverpool Street Station BL12561_B
GREAT EASTERN RAILWAY STATION EXTENSION, Liverpool Street, London. Interior showing the completed roof structure with two figures in shot. Liverpool Street opened as the London terminus of the Great Eastern Railway in 1874. This eastern shed was opened 2 April 1894, but was removed in 1985 to make way for new developments. Photographed for Mr A Handysides by Bedford Lemere in 1894.
Railway Viaduct. One of the earliest bridges constructed in Britain using the Wiebeking system of laminated wood. IoE 304882.
Mallard steam train, Flying Scotsman service AA062835
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. Photographed by John Gay, 1948.
Track repairs AA97_07468
BODMIN ROAD STATION, St Winnow, Cornwall. Four tracklayers at work. In 1888 the Great Western Railway made a branch line from Boscarne Junction to Bodmin Road Station, which is now known as Bodmin Parkway Station. This linked the area to the main railway network. Alfred Newton and Son 1901
Liverpool Street Station AA063096
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.
Crewe Station 20670_020
CREWE RAILWAY STATION, Cheshire. Aerial view. Built in 1837 Crewe is one of the world's most historic railway stations, and remains a very busy junction on the West Coast Main Line. Crewe Alexandra's Football Stadium - Gresty Road or more recently the Alexandra Stadium lies close by.
Dog standing at the top of railway footbridge AA071511
TUFNELL PARK, Camden Town, Greater London. Looking up the steps of a railway footbridge which crosses the line to Churchill Road, to a dog standing at the top of the steps. Date range: Jan 1962 - May 1964. John Gay.
Kings Cross Station AA062825
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. Date range 1960 - 1972. John Gay.
Stockport viaduct AA98_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.
Railway station footbridge AA062680
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.
Steam power AA97_05431
Workers at Charwelton, Northamptonshire. Construction workers on Great Central Railway. The workers have a large steam engine for power and a small makeshift hut for shelter at the ironstone quarry near the village. Photographed by Alfred Newton and Son in 1900.
Victoria Station AA061841
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.
GWR Works, Swindon, 1920 AFL03_aerofilms_924
GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY WORKS, Swindon. Aerial view photographed May 1920. Aerofilms Collection (see Links).
Railway station footbridge AA062678
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.