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Mail Rail, AKA the Post Office Railway, is a driverless electric railway system that moved post under the streets of London for more than 75 years.
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Mail Rail Archive Open Day

Artwork for a poster advertising the Post Office (London) Railway (AKA Mail Rail) by Edward Bawden. (POST 109/515)

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Image ©Bradley Photography, Northumberland. Part of a selection of images on show at The British Postal Museum & Archive, London, as part of "Mail Rail: A Photographic Exhibition". www.postalheritage.org.uk/mail-rail-exhibition Exclusive signed prints available from www.postalheritage.org.uk/page/outbound-twist

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Venture to our Museum Store on 24th August to find out more about Mail Rail…

Postmen loading bags from conveyor into containers to use on the Post Office underground railway. (POST 118/381)

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A visit down to Mail Rail

1980s Greenbat mail train used on Mail Rail, AKA the Post Office Railway, the driverless electric railway system that moved post under the streets of London for more than 75 years.

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Our 1927 Mail Rail car, which will be one of many attractions at the Fawley Hill Steam and Vintage Transport Weekend, Henley-on-Thames, 17-19 May 2013.

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Image ©Bradley Photography, Northumberland. Part of a selection of images on show at The British Postal Museum & Archive, London, as part of "Mail Rail: A Photographic Exhibition". www.postalheritage.org.uk/mail-rail-exhibition Exclusive signed prints available from www.postalheritage.org.uk/page/ascent

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Image ©Bradley Photography, Northumberland. Part of a selection of images on show at The British Postal Museum & Archive, London, as part of "Mail Rail: A Photographic Exhibition". www.postalheritage.org.uk/mail-rail-exhibition Exclusive signed prints available from www.postalheritage.org.uk/page/descent-to-the-mount

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An engineer travels through the tunnels of the Post Office (London) Railway/Mail Rail on a battery powered engineering locomotive between West Central District Office and the Western District Office, 1971.

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