Mail Rail Exhibition

Get the whole Mail Rail experience by exploring the interactive exhibition based in the engineering depot.

After riding Mail Rail, discover even more about the story of the postal railway.  See if you’ve got what it takes to keep the network running and more in this interactive exhibition based in the abandoned engineering depot.

Red and yellow train in Mail Rail exhibition depot

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Journey deeper...

  • Fast deliveries

    Are you up for a challenge? Race against the clock to sort the mail…on a moving travelling post office.

  • Mail Rail at work

    Find out the stories of the engineers that worked the line running 22 hours a day.

  • Control the line

    Do you have what it takes to run Mail Rail? Find out what it took to keep the 10km of line running.

  • Mail Rail past

    Explore Mail Rail before it was transformed, from the train graveyard to the tunnels.

  • Original trains

    See the trains that powered mail underneath London for over 80 years.

  • Under Mail Rail’s bonnet

    Suspended above is an exploded image. See a different (in)side of Mail Rail engineering.

Also of interest

  • Audio Guides

    Letting you make the most out of your visit, our audio guide allows you to explore the galleries in 5 languages.

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  • Ride Mail Rail

    Experience 15 minutes of immersive underground exploration. There's even a surprise or two. Are you ready?

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  • Exhibitions

    From cryptic Victorian Valentine cards to a lion encountered on Salisbury Plain. There’s nothing ordinary about the story of the post.

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  • Venue hire

    New to Farringdon, The Postal Museum and Mail Rail offers truly unique spaces available for exclusive venue hire.

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  • Plan your visit

    All the practical stuff you need to know for your visit to London's newest attraction.

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