Gallery: Meet the workers who kept Norwich’s railways running
PUBLISHED: 14:25 25 January 2015 | UPDATED: 14:53 25 January 2015
Norwich’s railway network in the 1950s and 1960s was a hub of activity.
Archive Gallery: Norwich's railway workers
Norwich railway workers. Last ticket on the last M&GN from City Station. Date: Feb 1959. Picture: EDP Library
Norwich railway workers. Mrs S E Huke controls the Norwich Station. Date: Mar 1961. Picture: EDP Library
Norwich railway workers.Third class ticket office, Thorpe Station, Norwich. Date: 1950's. Picture: EDP Library
Norwich railway workers. Conveyer belt system for parcels. Date: 1950's. Picture: EDP Library
Norwich railway workers. Cleaning carriages. Date: 1960's. Picture: EDP Library
Norwich railway workers. Senior porter William Hutchinson in the inwards parcels dept. Date: Sep 1965. Picture: EDP Library
Norwich railway workers. Conductor-guard, Mr N E Adcock on the Sheringham to Norwich line. Date: Jan 1967. Picture: EDP Library
Transport Trains British Rail control room at their new headquarters on Prince of Wales Road, Norwich Used in the Evening News "Do You Remember" 19 September 2003, Page 8 Dated -- 24 April 1967 FOA Jan 2015 Photograph -- c8235
Occupations -- Miscellaneous Occupations Chef Robert Bryce and his assistant Kenneth Lancaster store all the food and prepare 100 breakfasts every day on the 7.40 train from Norwich to Liverpool Street. Even the pastry for steak and kidney puddings and fruit pies are made in the kitchen. Dated -- 16 January 1968 Photograph -- C4684 FOA Jan 2015
Norwich railway workers. Mr Jack Nelsn with the washing up. Date: Jan 1968. Picture: EDP Library
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Here, we feature the everyday workers who kept the trains on track - from the chefs to the controllers.
The photos in our gallery all featured in the EDP in the 1950s and 1960s.