The railway sub offices of Great Britain

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Railway Philatelic Group , Leicester
Railwaymail service -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th cen
StatementA. M. Goodbody ; edited by Peter Johnson.
ContributionsJohnson, Peter, 1949-
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LC ClassificationsHE6175
The Physical Object
Pagination32p. :
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Open LibraryOL20346524M
ISBN 100901667161
OCLC/WorldCa16589284

THE RAILWAY SUB OFFICES OF GREAT BRITAIN –A.M. GOODBODY PUBLISHED BY THE RAILWAY PHILATELIC GROUP THIS IS A SIGNED COPY VERY GOOD (AS NEW) – SEE SCAN CONTENTS INCLUDE AN INTRODUTION TO THE RAILWAY SUB. Railway Sub Offices (RSOs) These local offices were designated (called) Railway Sub Offices (RSOs), and could pass bags of unsorted mail to the TPO (or receive bags of sorted mail directly from the TPO) without it needing to go via their Head Offices.

The first ever Railway Sub Office was created in at Braco (Perthshire). Breakdown of Type 8 Sub Groups – Rubber Date Stamps (as in Pipe’s book) 8a. Station Offices – Britain & Ireland 8b. No mention of STATION, but known to be situated on a station 8c. Sub Office of a Station Office 8d. Sub Office of a Station Office, but no mention of STATION 8e.

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The adjacent low building (in Corrour's case) was also used as a sub post office from 15 December and a Post Office telegraph office from 16 August ; Corrour even qualified as a post town.

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[15] [ failed verification ] Later the railway constructed a station house for the signalman on the east side of the tracks and the original. Railway mail service sped up the mail, and the cars were stocked with postal clerks who sorted all the letters while the trains were moving.

People some days got same-day replies. It .It is an institution with its own rituals and priests, and a long-neglected aspect of Britain's architecture.

And yet so little do we look at the railway station. Simon Jenkins has travelled the length and breadth of Great Britain, from Waterloo to Wemyss Bay, Betws-y-Coed to Beverley, to select his hundred best.