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'The Silver Jubilee, Britain's First Streamline Train', LNER poster, 1935.

Newbould, Frank

 
'The Silver Jubilee, Britain's First Streamline Train', LNER poster, 1935.
4 0 c m
 
28cm
actual image size: 20cm x 32cm

Description

In 1935, Nigel Gresley designed the Silver Jubilee, a train that became a design icon of the 1930s. Its silver streamlined form streaked between London and Newcastle in four hours. This poster was produced for London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) to promote the service, which travelled at an average speed of 67.08 mph.

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Image Ref.
 
10173050

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