Railway posters

Step back in time and discover the beauty of train travel with vintage railway posters. Find captivating artwork that celebrates the golden age of railways and adds a touch of nostalgia to your home decor.
The Flying Scotsman - the world's most famous train - booklet issued by the LNER, 1925 - cover by H G Gawthorn by mikeyashworth, via Flickr Design, Vintage, Illustrators, Fotos, Ilustrasi, Turismo, Illustrations, Ilustration Design, Auto

As early as 1925 the London & North Eastern Railway were cannily marketing both the locomotive Flying Scotsman (4472) and the named train service - it certainly probably was a contender for the confident assumption that it was the most famous train in the world. The cover artwork is very potent - worked up by Harry Gawthorn, a well-known commercial artist who also did many posters for the company.

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Mario Pires
Vintage London to Scotland railway poster, circa 1950

Vintage London to Scotland railway poster, circa 1950

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Martin Swift