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.
- Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
- Object Number:
- commercial records and equipment
- Permanent collection
Cite this page
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
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.