'Expres Freight', BR poster, 1948-1965.
© NRM / Pictorial Collection / Science & Society Picture Library
Poster produced for British Railways (BR) to promote the railway's services to industry. The poster shows a steam locomotive hauling freight wagons during the night. The accompanying text explains that 425 expres freight trains link England's principal industrial centres, by transporting goods by day and night. Artwork by Barber.