Great Western Railway station bell

Made:
1838

Bell, Great Western Railway, brass, used as train arrival warning bell at Paddington 1838-1860, then used as firebell on No1 platform until superseded by hooter in 1913. In black wooden frame. 12" high, 14" diam.

Details

Category:
Fixtures & Fittings from Railway Buildings
Object Number:
1980-7048
Materials:
brass, wood
type:
station bell
taxonomy:
  • built works and components
credit:
British Rail, Historical Relics
status:
Permanent collection

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