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L&NWR Irish Boat Train

The Irish Boat Express crossing the Britannia Bridge over the Menai Straits on its way Holyhead. On the picture you can still see the lions, although the Lions are still in place they are no longer visible, having been hidden when the bridge was rebuilt following a fire in 1970.

The postcard was published by Raphael Tuck and Sons.

Holyhead Station 1906

The departure of the Boat Express Train

The London & North Western Railway Company operated passenger, mail & goods ships from Dublin North Wall and Kingstown (Dun Laoghaire), and connecting trains from Holyhead to Crewe and beyond.

Published by London & North Western Railway Company.
Posted on 20 August 1906, from Steeple Claydon in Buckinghamshire to Mrs Webb, 241 Friern Road, East Dulwich, London.

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