165th Anniversary Paddington – Bristol First Special Post Train Paddington London W2



Cover series R 349

Produced by Buckingham Covers

The first special postal train was operated by the Great Western Railway between London and Bristol. The inaugural train ran on 1 February 1855, leaving Paddington Station at 20:46, and arriving at Bristol at 00:30.

Cover designed by Katherine Pitt

Cover cost £9.95 plus postage OF £2.95