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Paddington Station Collection (#2)

Images of Paddington Station and its Surrounds

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Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Station, Platform 1 Reconstruction, 1967

Paddington Station, Platform 1 Reconstruction, 1967
A view of platform 1 at London Paddington station, taken at a busy time on 12th October 1967 shortly before the demolition of the old wooden platforms and their reconstruction

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Female stewardess, 1917

Female stewardess, 1917
A Dining Car Waitress in her crisp white apron stands in the doorway of dining car No. 9546 on Platform 2, Paddington Station in 1917

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: HST Class 253 locomotive No. 041 at Platform 1, Paddington Station in the 1980s

HST Class 253 locomotive No. 041 at Platform 1, Paddington Station in the 1980s
High Speed Train (HST) Class 253 locomotive No. 041 waiting at Platform 1, Paddington Station in the 1980s. The Intercity 125 HST was introduced in 1976 and was built by British Rail Engineering Ltd

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Station Approach, 1992

Paddington Station Approach, 1992
This photograph shows the approach to London Paddington station during track remodelling in 1992. The A40 Westway Overpass runs on the right of the image, with Westbourne Bridge on the left

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Station, 1992

Paddington Station, 1992
This photograph shows the approach to London Paddington station during track remodelling in 1992. The overall roof of Paddington station can be seen on the right of the image and Bishops Bridge

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Track Renewal, 1967

Paddington Track Renewal, 1967
This photograph shows sections of the track removed on the approach to London Paddington station as part of the track renewal scheme of 1967

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Station, Platform 1, 1967

Paddington Station, Platform 1, 1967
A view of platform 1 at London Paddington station, taken on 12th October 1967 shortly before the demolition of the old wooden platforms and their reconstruction

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Station, Platform 1 Reconstruction, 1967

Paddington Station, Platform 1 Reconstruction, 1967
A view of platform 1 at London Paddington station, taken on 22nd October 1967 during the demolition of the old wooden platforms and their reconstruction

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Station, Platforms 4 & 5 Reconstruction, 1967

Paddington Station, Platforms 4 & 5 Reconstruction, 1967
A view of platforms 4 and 5 at London Paddington station, taken on 22nd October 1967 during the demolition of the old wooden platforms and their reconstruction

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Station, Platforms 4 & 5, 1967

Paddington Station, Platforms 4 & 5, 1967
A view of Platforms 4 and 5 at London Paddington station in October 1967, shortly before platform reconstruction commenced

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Awaiting Arrival of Funeral Train of King George VI, Paddington, 15th February 1952

Awaiting Arrival of Funeral Train of King George VI, Paddington, 15th February 1952
This photograph was taken from platform 9 at Paddington station on the 15th February 1952. It shows a large number of military personnel assembled on the platform awaiting the arrival of the funeral

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: King George VI Funeral - Paddington Station, 15th February 1952

King George VI Funeral - Paddington Station, 15th February 1952
This sombre image was taken on 15th February 1952 and shows Paddington station exit prepared for the funeral procession of King George VI

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Return of Prince of Wales from India - Paddington Station, 21st June 1922

Return of Prince of Wales from India - Paddington Station, 21st June 1922
This photograph was taken on 21st June 1922 at Paddington Station, and shows a grand reception for Edward, Prince of Wales upon his return to Britain after his four month long tour of India

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Wartime recruiting posters at Paddington Station, 1915

Wartime recruiting posters at Paddington Station, 1915
Recruiting posters were a popular way of encouraging men to enlist. Millions of posters were produced and displayed up and down the country during the war

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: War memorial at Paddington Station in 1949

War memorial at Paddington Station in 1949
This full length image of the newly rededicated war memorial at Paddington appeared in the December 1949 edition of the, by this time, British Railways magazine

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Unveiling of the World War 2 memorial at Paddington Station, 1949

Unveiling of the World War 2 memorial at Paddington Station, 1949
On the 11th November 1949 the war memorial at Paddington which was erected following the First World War, was again the focus of a moving ceremony when a new plaque was unveiled by former GWR General

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: American Flag flying from Paddington Station hotel on July 4th 1941

American Flag flying from Paddington Station hotel on July 4th 1941
This image shows the American Flag flying from the front of the hotel at Paddington Station on July 4th, American Independence Day, 1941

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Passengers at Paddington Station in 1943

Passengers at Paddington Station in 1943
This image, taken on Saturday 31st July 1943 (August Bank Holiday), shows hoards of passengers at Paddington Station. In 1939 the slogan " Is Your Journey Really Necessary" was introduced

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Servicemen drinking tea from a refreshment trolley on Paddington station, during WWII

Servicemen drinking tea from a refreshment trolley on Paddington station, during WWII
A member of Refreshment Department staff serving tea to servicemen from her platform trolley at Paddington Station is the feature of this official photograph taken in 1943

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Mobile emergency canteen at Paddington Station, during WWII

Mobile emergency canteen at Paddington Station, during WWII
Paddington station in 1943 and a shot of the mobile emergency canteen, which was used to feed station staff, APR wardens, firemen

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Woman pasting a billboard poster at Paddington station, 1943

Woman pasting a billboard poster at Paddington station, 1943
Woman up a ladder pasting a billboard poster at Paddington station, 1943. The poster reads Remembrance Day FM Earl Haigs Appeal. Wear a Flanders Poppy. A locomotive in steam is in the background

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Station, Platform 1, c. 1920s

Paddington Station, Platform 1, c. 1920s
A view of Platform 1 at Paddington Station, London, c.1920s, showing people leaving the train and porters bustling about with trolleys laiden with luggage

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Station, London, 1913

Paddington Station, London, 1913
A view of passengers boarding Windsor Royal Garden Party trains on Platforms 4 and 5 at Paddington Station in 1913. The first class passengers can be seen in their finest attire

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Taxi rank at Paddington Station, c. 1920s

Taxi rank at Paddington Station, c. 1920s
A view of Paddington station showing queues of taxis lined up outside the station ready to pick up passengers. This view looks towards Praed Street, c.1920s

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Station, London, 1910

Paddington Station, London, 1910
An Edwardian view of the approach to Paddington station in London showing the roof structure and tracks. Milk churns can be seen on the far right and left platforms

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Mint Stables, London, c. 1920s

Paddington Mint Stables, London, c. 1920s
A image of female workers tending to the GWRs company horses at the Paddington Mint Stables, London, c.1920s. Three women are posing with a dray horse each

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Goods Depot, early 20th century

Paddington Goods Depot, early 20th century
Horse drawn carts in procession carrying loads of Witney blankets for Maples (Probably Maple & Co, furniture manufacturer)

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Goods Depot, c. 1930

Paddington Goods Depot, c. 1930
A rather crowded scene showing the goods depot at Paddington station in London, c.1930; with a mixture of motorised and horse drawn vehicles laiden with all kinds of goods

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: The approach to Paddington Station, c. 1940

The approach to Paddington Station, c. 1940
An image of the approach to Paddington Station on the tracks, c.1940, showing the bridges in the distance

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Overall view of Paddington Station and Surrounds, c. 1940

Overall view of Paddington Station and Surrounds, c. 1940
A general view of Paddington station and its surroundings, c.1940, showing the approach road to the Goods Depot in the foreground

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Platforms 13, 14 and 15, Paddington Station, c. 1940

Platforms 13, 14 and 15, Paddington Station, c. 1940
A general view of Platforms 13, 14 and 15 at Paddington Station, London, c.1940. A lone couple wait between platforms 13 and 14 which lie quiet awaiting the next trains

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: No 4082, Windsor Castle, hauling the funeral train of King George VI, February 1952

No 4082, Windsor Castle, hauling the funeral train of King George VI, February 1952
A view of locomotive No 4082, Windsor Castle, hauling the funeral train of King George VI, at Paddington staiton, in February 1952

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Platform 5 at Paddington Station, London, 1913

Platform 5 at Paddington Station, London, 1913
A view of passengers boarding Windsor Royal Garden Party trains on Platform 5 at Paddington Station in 1913. The first class passengers are all dressed in their finest attire

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Petrol driven Karrier on Platform 5 at Paddington Station, c. 1935

Petrol driven Karrier on Platform 5 at Paddington Station, c. 1935
A three wheeled mechanical horse driven by a GWR porter helps with the movement of parcels on Platform 5 at Paddington Station, c.1935

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Goods wagons on the approach to Paddington Station, 1930

Goods wagons on the approach to Paddington Station, 1930
An image showing goods wagons on the approach to Paddington Station, London in 1930. The bustling and packed surroundings of the station are clear to see

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Parcel handling at Paddington Station, c. 1920s

Parcel handling at Paddington Station, c. 1920s
Staff at Paddington Station sort parcels in The Lawn during the inter-war period. This images illustrates the lack of parcel handling space at the time

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Newspaper Train on Platform 4 at Paddington Station, 1937

Newspaper Train on Platform 4 at Paddington Station, 1937
An image showing Paddington station staff on Platform 4 receiving the daily newspapers from the 12.50am Newspaper Train, 1937

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Station Staff, 1937

Paddington Station Staff, 1937
An image showing Paddington Station staff assisting a disabled passenger in a wheelchair on to a carriage in 1937

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Memorial Service on Platform 1 at Paddington Station, 11th November 1920

Memorial Service on Platform 1 at Paddington Station, 11th November 1920
A solemn view of Paddington station showing crowds gathering on Platform 1 to commemorate Armistice Day in November 1920

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Platform 1 at Paddington Station, London, c. 1910

Platform 1 at Paddington Station, London, c. 1910
A classic Edwardian view of Platform 1 at Paddington Station in London, c.1910. Dappled sunlight filters through the glass of the Victorian roof span as passengers busy themselves on the platform

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Telephone Exchange, c. 1910

Paddington Telephone Exchange, c. 1910
An image of the Paddington Telephone Exchange, c.1910, minus the constantly busy switch board operators

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Office Staff at Paddington Station, c. 1920s

Office Staff at Paddington Station, c. 1920s
This image of an unknown office at Paddington Station was probably taken in the 1920s. It shows a number of women at work at desks and some are using typewriters at tables

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Station Approach, 1992

Paddington Station Approach, 1992
This photograph shows the approach to London Paddington station during track remodelling in 1992, with a London Underground train near Royal Oak station

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Station Approach, 1992

Paddington Station Approach, 1992
This photograph shows the approach to London Paddington station during track remodelling in 1992, with bridges crossing the track at Royal Oak London Underground station

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Station Approach, 1992

Paddington Station Approach, 1992
This photograph shows the approach to London Paddington station during track remodelling in 1992, with bridges crossing the track near Royal Oak London Underground station

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Station Approach, 1992

Paddington Station Approach, 1992
This photograph shows the approach to London Paddington station during track remodelling in 1992. An Intercity 125 is leaving the station while railway workers carry out an inspection of the track

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Station Approach, 1992

Paddington Station Approach, 1992
This photograph shows the approach to London Paddington station during track remodelling in 1992. Sections of the permanent way lie beside the track near a signal gantry

Background imagePaddington Station Collection: Paddington Station Approach, 1992

Paddington Station Approach, 1992
This photograph shows the approach to London Paddington station during track remodelling in 1992. Track inspections are being carried out on the track



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