Here is a pub sign from Folkestone…I think I’ll start keeping a record of railway themed pub signs when I see them…I’ve always loved pub signs for their obvious combination of image and text, and for the heraldic and sign-paintedqualities in their design.
I’m not sure why I hadn’t thought of keeping this record before…grr
The Golden Arrow was the express service between London and Paris. The international dimension gave the whole thing a special kind of glamour. The train service passed through Folkestone…
Andrew Martin has told the story of these kinds of pre-war luxury train services. I’ve posted about his book before, here