| Commuters at the Great Western Railway's West Drayton station, about 1907
Commuters waiting for the workmen's train, West Drayton Station, London, about 1907.
Workmen's trains were low-priced services that ran into major cities in the early morning and returned in the evening.
The coming of the railways meant that people could live further from their place of work because they could travel more easily.
Judging by the way the commuters are dressed, there is a mix of first and third class passengers. They are standing separately because they know where to wait for the different classes of carriage.
In Collection of: National Railway Museum
Subject(s) > Transport > Railways