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February 7, 2019

48 Amazing Color Photos That Show London's Terminal Stations in the 1960s

Born 1943, British photographer David Christie was interested in transport from an early age, starting photography of railways in 1962 and buses in 1967. “My first Railway photographs were taken at the London Termini in 1962 at Kings Cross, my favourite from my trainspotting days.”

And here is an amazing photo collection from part of his work that shows everyday life of London's terminal stations during the 1960s.

A Blue Pullman set arriving at Paddington, September 5, 1962

46256 Sir William A Stanier at Euston, September 3, 1962

Blue Pullman at Paddington, September 5, 1962

D1000 Western Enterprise at Paddington, September 5, 1962

Ivatt 2MT 46424 at Euston, September 3, 1962

Spanking new D1037 Western Empress gets its running lamp changed at Paddington, September 5, 1962

46245 City of London at Euston, November 17, 1963

46254 City of Stoke-on-Trent backs out at Euston, April 12, 1963

72006 Clan Mackenzie backs down at Paddington, December 8, 1963

A1 60114 W.P.Allen (Doncaster) departs Kings Cross, April 13, 1963

A1 60130 Kestrel at Kings Cross, March 2, 1963

A4 60022 Mallard deps. Kings Cross, March 2, 1963

Black 5 45015 at Euston, May 25, 1963

Cab of Caley Single 123 at Victoria, September 15, 1963

Caley Single & T9 on Bluebell Special at Victoria Station, September 15, 1963

Caley Single 123 departing Victoria, September 15, 1963

Caley Single No.123 about to depart Victoria on the 'Bluebell' special, September 15, 1963

EE type 4 D379 at the head of a train with Sulzer type 2 D5074 at Euston, October 6, 1963

Jubilee class 'Silver Jubilee' departs Paddington on a Home Counties Special, October 6, 1963

LSWR T9 No.120 doubles up with the Caley Single at Victoria Station, September 15, 1963

Outside Cylinder Pannier Tank 1506 piloting at Paddington, April 20, 1963

Paddington interior with Pannier Tank 8420, October 6, 1963

Pannier tank No.8433 pilots a train into the platforms at Paddington, June 9, 1963

Pannier Tank No.9420 and 2-6-2 Tank No.6163 on pilot duties at Paddington, June 15, 1963

Stnd.5MT 73089 (Nine Elms) departs in the rain at Waterloo, April 20, 1963

T9 120's cab at Victoria Station, September 15, 1963

The Clan, 72006, now departs Paddington suitably photographed by young enthusiasts, December 8, 1963

Top Sheds A4 60015 Quicksilver backs down at Kings Cross, March 2, 1963

U class 31639 (Norwood) had brought the stock of the Bluebell Special into Victoria Station, September 15, 1963

U class 31639 at Victoria, September 15, 1963

WC class 34046 Braunton at Waterloo, June 9, 1963

LSWR T9 120 & CR Single 123 (from rear) at Victoria Station, September 15, 1963

4472 Flying Scotsman at Marylebone, April 18, 1964

Britannia 70020 Mercury at Kings Cross, October 4, 1964

Early morning departures from Waterloo - 34102 Lapford (clean) with 34006 Bude, October 11, 1964

Experimental blue-liveried D1733 arriving Paddington, September 20, 1964

LNER A3 4472 Flying Scotsman just arrived at Marylebone, April 18, 1964

Pannier 9710 at Paddington, September 20, 1964

SR Electric Loco E5010 on the Golden Arrow at Victoria, March 28, 1964

Tank 6160 pilots at Paddington, August 8, 1964

XP64 stock at Kings Cross, August 8, 1964

Clun Castle dep. Kings Cross, September 17, 1967

Flying Scotsman at Kings Cross, April 30, 1967

Flying Scotsman departs Kings Cross on her special, April 30, 1967

A loco of Flying Scotsman departing Kings Cross, March 30, 1969

Flying Scotsman at Kings Cross buffers, August 31, 1969

Flying Scotsman departing Kings Cross, March 30, 1969

Flying Scotsman departing Kings Cross, March 30, 1969




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