Station Master's jacket, North Eastern Railway

Made:
c.1865
maker:
North Eastern Railway

Railway uniform jacket, North Eastern Railway, Station Master's jacket, c.1865. This striking stationmaster’s jacket is based on the design of a coachman’s uniform from the days before the railway. With silver-plated buttons and a velvet collar, it would normally have been worn together with a top hat. It comes from the North Eastern Railway (NER), which took over the pioneering Stockton & Darlington Railway (S&DR) in 1863.

Details

Category:
Railway Uniform & Costume
Object Number:
1977-5338
type:
jacket
credit:
British Rail, Clapham
status:
Permanent collection

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