Britain's first all electric main line

Made:
1954
maker:
British Railways, London Midland Region

Poster, British Railways (London Midland Region), 'Britain's First All-Electric Main Line' by Vic Welch, 1954. Coloured lithograph depicting EM1 class electric locomotives 26051 hauling a coal train west and EM2 class electric locomotive 27000 with a passenger train on the newly electrified Manchester, Sheffield and Wath line known as the Woodhead route. Beneath is text describing the line and the rolling stock. Printed by Waterlow & Sons Ltd. Format quad royal.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1978-9314
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
status:
Permanent collection

Cite this page

Rights

We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.


Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero


Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data

Download

Download catalogue entry as json

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.