RETOURS

railway history, design and photography

Nederlandse versie
Plain elegance
Railway posters by Leo Marfurt and Tom Purvis
The New Travel Land
Intourist posters from the Soviet era
Sybold van Ravesteyn
an exceptional Dutch railway architect
Switzerland through and through
Advertising the Gotthard Railway 1882-2016
Très Grande Vitesse
From Turbotrain to TGV
Safe, Quick, Economical
Dutch railway posters of the 1930s
Gara Centrale București
The never-built Bucharest Central Station

2015 old design

Also available by the creator of RETOURS:

Orient Express History

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The tracks of two Alpinists
Austrian railway posters by Gustav Jahn and Otto Barth
Gateway of the Continent
Hook of Holland Harbour station
Settebello
An Italian designer train from the 1950s
Balkanzug
Propaganda vehicle during the First World War
Milano Centrale
Milan's megalomaniac railway terminal with a dash of fascism
Esposizione del Sempione
Railways at the Milan World Fair of 1906
Immer schneller!
German high-speed trains of the 1930s
Rheingold vs. Edelweiss
Luxury day trains from the North Sea to the Alps
MITROPA
German Art Deco railway carriages and posters
Southwards in Search of the Sun
The Méditerranée and Riviera Express before 1914

2014 old design

Le Pur Sang du Rail
Autorails Bugatti, French railcars of the 1930s
Panorama Transsibérien
The Trans-Siberian Express at the 1900 Paris Exposition
La Littorina
Fiat self-propelled railcars of the Mussolini era
Amsterdam-Brussels v.v.
Photos and posters of the Dutch-Belgian Benelux trainsets
Paper Trails to the East
Posters and brochures for the Orient Express 1888-1988
Three Dutch railway anniversaries
From 100 to 175 years of railways in the Netherlands
The Flying Scotsman and the Coronation
Railway photos by Willem van de Poll — part 2: Edinburgh
The coming and going of travelers
Monumental art in railway stations by K. van der Gaast, 1955-1965
Traveling-by-train-plus-speed
Railway photos by Willem van de Poll — part 1: Amsterdam 1932
TEE Design
Railcars on Trans Europ Express posters

2013 old design

End of Line
Jack Birns and the Simplon Orient Express in 1950 — part 7: Turkey
Canadian Cars in the Austrian Alps
Canadian Pacific Railway observation cars in Europe, 1912-1914
Where Borders of Three Nations Meet
Jack Birns and the Simplon Orient Express in 1950 — part 6: Bulgaria-Greece
Chemins de Fer Européens
European railway posters from the early 1970s
The Twilight Zone of the Cold War
Jack Birns and the Simplon Orient Express in 1950 — part 5: Yugoslavia
Dutch concrete and Art Nouveau
The decorations of the lost Rotterdam Hofplein railway station
Buon viaggio e buon appetito
Jack Birns and the Simplon Orient Express in 1950 — part 4: Italy
The graphic representation of the Simplon line
Swiss railway posters and brochures, 1925-1956
La plus directe et la plus pittoresque
Jack Birns and the Simplon Orient Express in 1950 — part 3: Switzerland
Aesthetic Sense and Practical Construction Requirements
The Utrecht platform canopies by G.W. van Heukelom
Voyager en Wagons-Lits
Jack Birns and the Simplon Orient Express in 1950, part 2: France
The Pullman rides again
Dutch Railway Posters by Fedde Weidema

2012 old design

The Gateway to the Continent
Jack Birns and the Simplon Orient-Express in 1950 — part I: England

Also available by the creator of RETOURS:

Orient Express History

app and eBook


Themes

architecture photography design

Countries

Austria Belgium Bulgaria England France Germany Greece Italy Croatia Netherlands Romania Russia Serbia Switzerland Turkey

Series

Jack Birns Willem v.d. Poll