Art, Publicity & Commemorative

Object number Title Description Image
2017.2001 Railway Observation Saloon Leaflet - Sample the delights of the Highlands by Railway Observation Saloon - 1979 Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh
2017.2065 Special Station Noticeboard Poster for Glasgow Spring Bank Holiday Excursions 1953
2017.2066 Special Station Noticeboard Poster for Special Train. Paisley-Hampden Park. SFA Cup. Rangers v Hearts 4 April 1953
2017.2067 Special Station NoiceBoard Poster for Special Footbal Trains. Various Matches. 4 April 1953
2017.2076.08 2 FOR 1 Scotrail.Abellio. Fantastic 2 FOR 1 Offers PR Leaflet for Visitor Attractions
2017.2076.09 Taste Food and Drink on Board Menu/leaflet 'Taste The Landscape'
2017.2076.10 Your Travel 'Your Travel Connections' leaflet
2017.2087 Railtour Railtour Flyer for Edinburgh City Transport Welfare Railway Club.
2017.2097 Poster Ramblers' Association ( Northern) / British Railways Conducted Rambles Poster
2017.2106 ScotRail Club 55 booklet A blue "Club 55" ScotRail booklet about the discounts for people over the age of 55. Writing in white lettering. Booklet has 15 pages and is in good condition. Published in August 2012.
2017.2108 British Rail "Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh" illustrated travel booklet A colourfully illustrated British Rail booklet for the journey from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh. Booklet was probably sold on board (priced 15 pence) and it shows not only a map of the journey but also tells about local history and folk stories. In good condition. Most likely produced after 1971, as the year is mentioned as reference to when a road on the route was opened.
2017.212 ScotRail playing cards A pack of commemorative ScotRail playing cards that read "Edinburgh-Glasgow / 150 years / this magnificent line". Two mirror images of locomotives. White and blue colouring. Still in plastic case, cards unopened. In good condition.
2017.2123 National Union of Railwaymen badge A small National Union of Railwaymen badge commemorating 30 years of membership. Belonged to John Murray, signalman at Fountainhall Junction on Waverley Route. Blue and red edges with an image of two hands shaking at the centre. In good condition. Duplicated by or similar to BKR 22463, 22877 and 25624
2017.2127 London and North Eastern Railway postcard A black and white London and North Eastern Railway postcard picturing the 4-6-2 type Express Locomotive No. 4489, or the "Dominion of Canada". Unused and undated. In good condition.
2017.2128 Famous Trains mint stamps Set of five Royal Mail mint stamps in a plastic case, titled "Famous Trains". Includes the Flying Scotsman; Golden Arrow; Cheltenham Flyer; Royal Scot; and Cornish Riviera. Issued 22 January 1985. In good condition.
2017.2133 British Railways bed sheet White bed sheet with a line of double arrow logos embroidered in blue. Believed to be from a British Railways sleeping carriage, dating circa 1970s. Accessioned clean, some small stains. In good condition.
2017.214 Super Sprinter leaflet White leaflet with the headline "SUPER SPRINTER / TAKES OFF OCTOBER 3". Train lines depicted in the shape of a running person. Advertises new trains on the South West Scotland and Carlisle/Newcastle routes. In good condition.
2017.2154 British Railways tea towel Red, white and blue chequered British Railways tea towel with "BR" continuously embroidered across. Retrieved from Railway Handling Box 2 as duplicates not found. Dirty and slightly stretched out of shape but overall in fair condition.
2017.28 Cheaper travel between Glasgow and Edinburgh Leaflet of single sheet in brown type advising of cheaper travel between Edinburgh and Glasgow starting on 20th July 1964, with second class single 6/6d and first class single 10/-. Also states that restriction on use of these tickets reduced and than season tickets prices were also reduced
2017.2804 Nightrider and Dayrider tickets between Edinburgh and London Single sheet with blue type advertising Nightrider and Dayrider tickets between Edinburgh and London, giving fares and the trains applicable. Dated June 1964
2017.2805 By rail to coast or country: Edinburgh Trades Holidays July 1964 Leaflet of 6 pages of blue type entitled "By rail to coast or country" during Edinburgh Trades Holidays, July 1964, showing fares for day trips and to various resorts.