British Railways Scarborough Poster, 1960

British Railways Scarborough Poster, 1960



Booklet from publicity department, Scarborough

Travel by Train

Services and fares from stations and agencies

[In logo: British Railways. North Eastern Region.]

« Return to Life in 1960s Britain

Discuss the following questions: 

  • What type of source is this? 
  • What is being advertised? 
  • How does the poster encourage people to ‘travel by train’? 
  • How persuasive do you find this poster? Explain your answer.  
  • What does this poster reveal about life for people in the 1960s?  
  • How could we find out more about where people went on holiday in the 1960s?