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Facelift for British Rail

AN exhibition entitled The New Face of British Railways was held at the Design Centre, London, from January 4-23. Its purpose was to launch British Railways ‘corporate identity’ programme. This programme, which covers the design of everything from tableware and uniforms to train liveries and the whole range of printed material, is intended to both project the forward-looking character of the railways to the public and highlight the improvements which have been made since the industry's modernisation plan was launched in 1955.

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