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Mail Rail

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by David R, Feb 4, 2016.

  1. David R

    David R Well-Known Member

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    You'll be able to ride London's vintage Mail Rail in 2017

    http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2016-02/04/mail-rail-london-postal-museum

    Puts a new meaning to a "New Post" on here :)

    David R
     
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    Dead excited about this!
     
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    mrKnowwun Part of the furniture

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    Gosh, I'll add that to the bucket list.
     
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    ...it should also probably be added to the narrow gauge section
     
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    mrKnowwun Part of the furniture

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    is there a narrow gauge underground section?
     
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    The Mail Rail is 2' gauge...
     
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    I'm lucky enough to be on one of the boards of the Postal Museum, archive and Mail Rail.
    There's a lot more to it all than just the ride - look out for a lot of interesting archive stuff coming out of the Postal Museum over the next year as it gears up to opening. Edward Bawden's 1935 linocut is one such lovely item. If you'd like to see progress, www.postalmuseum.org is a good place to start.
     

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