Freedom of Scotland

Made:
1986
maker:
British Rail

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BR (CAS) Rail Rover Poster. "The Freedom of Scotland", Scotrail 1987
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Poster, British Rail ScotRail, The Freedom of Scotland, 1987. Photolithograph depicting a Class 37 diesel locomotive hauling a passenger train across a viaduct over a river, with mountains in the background. At the top is a logo for 'Rail Rovers 87'. Text placed in the sky of the photograph quotes 'The Cotter's Saturday Night' by Robert Burns, "From scenes like these, Old Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad'. Text below announces that Rail Rover tickets are also available for the North Highlands, Western Highlands and Central Scotland. At bottom is the British Rail 'double arrow' logo and the words "ScotRail". Text in margin reads "Published by Central Advertising Services (BRB). Printed in Great Britain by the Oaktree Press Ltd. PO4459/A2/4.87. Format double royal.

Details

Category:
Railway Posters, Notices & Handbills
Object Number:
1987-8842
type:
poster
credit:
British Rail, Records Office

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