British railways – part 2

Exhibitor Tom Gibbard

This is the story of the railways in Britain, told through bookmatches and matchboxes. It is in two parts :

  1. Part 1 describes the pre-nationalisation period and can be found here
  2. Part 2 describes the period after nationalisation in 1948

The story of the development of the railways after nationalisation is described on the pages in the gallery below, click on an image to enlarge it.

Click here to read about the pre-nationalisation period of British railways. 

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