Night Mail W H Auden

  • Main line Travelling Post Office run to mark 85th anniversary of Night Mail?

    Main line Travelling Post Office run to mark 85th anniversary of Night Mail?

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    “THIS is the Night Mail crossing the border, Bringing the cheque and the postal order…” W H Auden’s opening lines to 1936’s evocative GPO documentary film Night Mail about the work of the Travelling Post Office (TPO) are known by thousands, and to many conjure images of Fowler 4-6-0s on the West Coast Mail Line,…

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