Philip D. Hawkins - Pines Express - 70004 William Shakespeare
7P Britannia Class Pines Express Railway Steam Train Birthday by Philip D. Hawkins GRA
The 'Pines Express' from Manchester to Bournemouth was one of the most famous 'named' trains of the steam era. In this painting by renowned railway artist Philip D. Hawkins FGRA, British Railways Standard 7P class 70004 'William Shakespeare' is seen hauling the train near the end of the steam era in the mid-1960s.
Philip D. Hawkins Railway Birthday and Greetings Card portrays a gentler way of life when standing by the railway line and watching these beautiful locomotives was a right of passage.