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Platform Collection

Background imagePlatform Collection: London Underground

London Underground
A Northern Line train in the standard red colour, on its way to Morden, southwest London

Background imagePlatform Collection: Jascha Heifetz / Punch 20

Jascha Heifetz / Punch 20
JASCHA HEIFETZ American violinist

Background imagePlatform Collection: Jean-Paul Sartre, French writer and philosopher

Jean-Paul Sartre, French writer and philosopher
A graffiti comment on Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), the French writer and philosopher -- no doubt a witty reference to his existentialist philosophy

Background imagePlatform Collection: Ferryside Railway Station, Carmarthenshire, South Wales

Ferryside Railway Station, Carmarthenshire, South Wales
View of Ferryside Railway Station on the Great Western Railway, Carmarthenshire, South Wales. Probably taken from the footbridge across the tracks

Background imagePlatform Collection: Adlestrop Railway Station, Gloucestershire

Adlestrop Railway Station, Gloucestershire
The railway station at Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. Station staff stand on the platform while the Paddington-Worcester Express steams towards the station

Background imagePlatform Collection: The Railway Station Interior (South Platform), Rugby, Englan

The Railway Station Interior (South Platform), Rugby, Englan
The Railway Station Interior (South Platform), Rugby, Warwickshire, England. London & North Western Railway. Date: 1915

Background imagePlatform Collection: Catford Evacuees

Catford Evacuees
A group of excited evacuee schoolchildren wait with their nurses on the platform of Catford train station in south east London. (Note the barrage balloon behind them)

Background imagePlatform Collection: Advertisement for Morses distemper with a decorator lying flat while painting the walls

Advertisement for Morses distemper with a decorator lying flat while painting the walls. Date: c.1924

Background imagePlatform Collection: Railway Sleeper - Melton Mowbray Station

Railway Sleeper - Melton Mowbray Station
The Railway Sleeper series - A snoozing Hunstman taking a nap with his foxhound at Melton Mowbray Station! Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imagePlatform Collection: Catching the 5: 15 at Liverpool Street by Grace Golden

Catching the 5: 15 at Liverpool Street by Grace Golden
Scene inside Liverpool Street Station in the City of London showing commuters and travelling swarming around the station concourse and platforms as they rush to catch trains to NE London suburbs

Background imagePlatform Collection: Railway Sleeper - Euston Station

Railway Sleeper - Euston Station
The Railway Sleeper series - A snoozing Scottish football fan at Euston Station awaiting his return train back north of the border. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith

Background imagePlatform Collection: Kensington Underground Station, West London

Kensington Underground Station, West London
View inside Kensington (now High Street Kensington) Station on the London Underground. Date: 1868

Background imagePlatform Collection: The Copper Horse - Windsor Great Park, Windsor, Berkshire

The Copper Horse - Windsor Great Park, Windsor, Berkshire
The Copper Horse by Sir Richard Westmacott (1775-1856) - marking the end of the Long Walk at Snow Hill in Windsor Great Park, Berkshire Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePlatform Collection: The Duke and Duchess of York - Glamis Railway Station

The Duke and Duchess of York - Glamis Railway Station
The Duke and Duchess of York (before they became King George VI and Queen Elizabeth) taking a walk along the platform; with their Labrador ‘Glen

Background imagePlatform Collection: Clynderwen Railway Station, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Clynderwen Railway Station, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
View of Clynderwen (or Clunderwen) Railway Station in Pembrokeshire, South Wales, on the Great Western Railway. Seven men and a boy stand in a line on the platform

Background imagePlatform Collection: Newark Station - 1907

Newark Station - 1907
Newark-on-Trent Station Nottinghamshire

Background imagePlatform Collection: Young Trainspotters

Young Trainspotters
Boy trainspotters at Newton Abbot, Devon, England. In the platform is the Royal Duchy, with British Rail diesel engine Dragon at the head

Background imagePlatform Collection: A couple walk arm in arm on a railway platform, beside the luxury locomotive the Golden Arrow

A couple walk arm in arm on a railway platform, beside the luxury locomotive the Golden Arrow, which linked London to Dover, where passengers caught the ferry to Calais, France. Date: 1947

Background imagePlatform Collection: Railway station at Malvern, Worcestershire

Railway station at Malvern, Worcestershire (on the Worcester and Hereford Railway route). Now known as Great Malvern railway station, it opened in 1860. Date: circa 1860s

Background imagePlatform Collection: Railway crossing at Newcastle-on-Tyne

Railway crossing at Newcastle-on-Tyne
View of the railway crossing at Newcastle-on-Tyne -- claimed to be the largest crossing in the world. Date: circa early 20th century

Background imagePlatform Collection: Goodwick Railway Station, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Goodwick Railway Station, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
A long line of passengers and staff waiting on the platform at Goodwick Railway Station on the Great Western Railway, Pembrokeshire, Dyfed, South Wales. They are all looking across at the camera

Background imagePlatform Collection: A Cooks Ticket will take you anywhere

A Cooks Ticket will take you anywhere
A poster or handbill advertising the fact that a Cooks ticket will take you anywhere on the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway, or round the world

Background imagePlatform Collection: Railway Station at Rawalpindi, Punjab Province, Pakistan

Railway Station at Rawalpindi, Punjab Province, Pakistan
Railway Station at Rawalpindi, then in Northern India, now in Punjab Province, Pakistan

Background imagePlatform Collection: The tube railway form Charing Cross to Hampsted. Platform at

The tube railway form Charing Cross to Hampsted. Platform at
A view of the platform at Highgate during the running of experimental trains. The new tube railway from Charing Cross to Hampstead

Background imagePlatform Collection: Victorian Train Station

Victorian Train Station
The little railway station at Newtonmore, Inverness-shire, Scotland, a typical small late Victorian station. Date: 1893

Background imagePlatform Collection: Helens Bay Station

Helens Bay Station - a view of the railway station and platform with railway employees. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Down: Helens Bay). Date: circa early 1900s

Background imagePlatform Collection: Platform of Notting Hill Gate Underground Station

Platform of Notting Hill Gate Underground Station
Central Line series. A variety of passengers awaiting their train on the platform at Bank - Two jolly gents (with round faces and round bellies)

Background imagePlatform Collection: The crew of a German submarine - First World War

The crew of a German submarine - First World War
The hideous crew (!) of a German U-boat Submarine, poking their head out from the viewing platform, with the periscope in front. A very direct Allied propaganda postcard

Background imagePlatform Collection: Victoria / Louisp / Gosport

Victoria / Louisp / Gosport
Queen Victoria entertains Louis Philippe at Osborne: scene at Gosport station

Background imagePlatform Collection: Fire-Fighting Motorcycle

Fire-Fighting Motorcycle
Merryweathers fire-fighting motor-cycle and sidecar unit of 1910, with manual fire- pump mounted on a platform

Background imagePlatform Collection: ST AUSTELL - 1912

ST AUSTELL - 1912
St Austell Station, Cornwall

Background imagePlatform Collection: Hoisting Hops

Hoisting Hops
Hoisting pokes of hops onto a drying platform. Despite modern advances such as mechanical hop presses, horses were still being used for hoisting the pokes (sacks). Date: 1930s

Background imagePlatform Collection: Waterloo Railway Station, London 1912

Waterloo Railway Station, London 1912
The scene from the Waterloo Railway Station platform, London. Date: 1912

Background imagePlatform Collection: Paddington Station, platform 5 and 6 - London

Paddington Station, platform 5 and 6 - London. Date: early 1930s

Background imagePlatform Collection: Pouch Cove, Newfoundland - Fishing Stages

Pouch Cove, Newfoundland - Fishing Stages. A fishing stage is a wooden vernacular building, associated with cod fishing in Newfoundland, Canada

Background imagePlatform Collection: Draycott, Cotswold village, Blockley Station

Draycott, Cotswold village, Blockley Station, on the Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway, viewed from the south-east. Date: circa 1917

Background imagePlatform Collection: Platform of Post Office (St. Paul s) Underground Station

Platform of Post Office (St. Paul s) Underground Station
Central Line Series. A smart lady, exhausted messenger boy and down-on-his-luck punter seated on a bench on the platform of St

Background imagePlatform Collection: Zagazig - Egypt - Railway Station Interior

Zagazig - Egypt - Railway Station Interior Date: circa 1906

Background imagePlatform Collection: Tonopah & Goldfield Railroad Depot, Nevada, USA

Tonopah & Goldfield Railroad Depot, Nevada, USA
The Tonopah & Goldfield Railroad Depot, Nevada, USA, on 7 December 1907, with a steam train, crowds of people on the platform and cars and horses waiting alongside

Background imagePlatform Collection: New Street Station, Birmingham

New Street Station, Birmingham Date: 1906

Background imagePlatform Collection: Haverfordwest Railway Station, Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Haverfordwest Railway Station, Pembrokeshire, South Wales
Passengers waiting for the 1040 to Paddington, on the up platform of Haverfordwest Railway Station in Pembrokeshire, South Wales

Background imagePlatform Collection: Paddington Platforms 2

Paddington Platforms 2
View of the platforms, on what must surely be an exceptionally busy day - perhaps an excursion train to Henley Regatta Date: circa 1905

Background imagePlatform Collection: Platform at Rugby railway station, Warwickshire, England

Platform at Rugby railway station, Warwickshire, England
Down platform at Rugby railway station, Warwickshire, England. Date: 1894

Background imagePlatform Collection: Great Northern and City (Electric) Railway - Finsbury Park

Great Northern and City (Electric) Railway - Finsbury Park
Great Northern and City (Electric) Railway (London Underground) - Finsbury Park - Platform Number 1. This line opened on 14th February 1904

Background imagePlatform Collection: Railway Station at New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada

Railway Station at New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
The Intercolonial Railway of Canada (ICR) Station at New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePlatform Collection: Scene on a London Underground Station

Scene on a London Underground Station. Date: 1966

Background imagePlatform Collection: Iran / Tomb of Cyrus

Iran / Tomb of Cyrus
The tomb is situated south of Pasargad, placed on top of a six-stage platform, surrounded by staircases. The ceiling is covered with five huge limestone roof stones. Date: 1853

Background imagePlatform Collection: Railway station at Chanute, Kansas, USA

Railway station at Chanute, Kansas, USA, on the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad. Date: circa 1920



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