Opening of the London and Greenwich Railway
Opening of the London and Greenwich Railway, card admission ticket, 1836, by Rowe Kentish and Co. a view of the viaducts on which the railway is running, with company seal in the bottom left hand corner, OPENING/ OF THE / LONDON & GREENWICH RAILWAY/ THIS TICKET WILL ADMIT/ / AT THE LONDON STATION, DECEMBER 14 1836, / NO. 986, / THE TRAINS WILL START AT 12 O'CLOCK PRCISELY/ NOT TRANSFERABLE, rev. adhesion marks removed from an album. 165 x 115 mm. Very fine and rare. £Sold
The Opening was conducted by the Lord Mayor. Services did not commence for another ten days. Subsequently, the line featured the first signal box.
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