Guild president’s Lichfield painting tops Railart vote

Sixty-one paintings were displayed as part of the Guild of Railway Artists’ annual Railart exhibition, held at Kidderminster Railway during September.

The winner, which received 202 of the 1045 votes cast, was a night-time scene at Lichfield Trent Valley painted by John Austin, a fellow of the guild and its president.

The winning work of art by John Austin.

It depicts LMS Princess Royal No. 46208 Princess Helena Victoria on a Down Liverpool express.

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