• Harrogate Travel Posters from the LNER

    2 monthes ago - By Art Contrarian

    During the 1920s and 1930s Britain had four major privately owned passenger railway systems that operated on a largely regional basis. That is, each had a core area that it essentially dominated, but also had tendrils that were in areas of others. So there was some direct competition, but that was generally minor aside from, for instance, the London Midland & Scottish Railway and the London and North Eastern Railway both serving Leeds, Glasgow and Edinburgh.
    Besides the relatively minor case of overlapping destinations, the greatest competition seems to have involved attracting tourists...
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