southern electric - new extensions

Made:
1937
publisher:
Southern Railway
artist:
John Chater

Poster, Southern Railway, Southern Electric, New Extensions, by John Chater, 1937. Features a drawing depicting four members of a permanent way gang lowering a rail into position, with a signal gantry in the background. Below are details of the electrification programme planned for July 1937 to 1940, including work on the London to Portsmouth lines via Guildford and Horsham, lines to Staines, Reading, Sevenoaks, Hastings and Bexhill, and lines to Kent. In the event the Southern Railway's electrification scheme was delayed by the Second World War. Reference AD 4053 2000/1937. Format: double royal. Dimensions: 40 x 25 inches, 1016 x 635mm.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1978-9839
type:
poster
taxonomy:
  • commercial records and equipment
status:
Permanent collection

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