VISITOR EXPERIENCE

‘Journey Back In Time’
Mail Rail - London, UK.

The Post Office Railway, known as Mail Rail since 1987, is a 2ft (610mm) narrow gauge, driverless underground railway in London that was built by the Post Office with assistance from the Underground Electric Railways Company of London, to move mail between sorting offices. It operated from 1927 until 2003, and in 2017 the former railway opened as a museum / visitor attraction.
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The Postal Museum © HSD
Year
2013 - 2017
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‘Journey Back In Time’

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VISITOR EXPERIENCE

‘Journey Back In Time’
Mail Rail - London, UK.

The Post Office Railway, known as Mail Rail since 1987, is a 2ft (610mm) narrow gauge, driverless underground railway in London that was built by the Post Office with assistance from the Underground Electric Railways Company of London, to move mail between sorting offices. It operated from 1927 until 2003, and in 2017 the former railway opened as a museum / visitor attraction.
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Client
The Postal Museum © HSD
Year
2013 - 2017

Journey back in time on a specially made train through the original tunnels and station platforms under Mount Pleasant.


The forerunner to Mail Rail was the pneumatic underground railway, which was used by the Post Office in London between 1863 and 1874 using individual wheeled capsules, operated by the London Pneumatic Despatch Company.