Which transport networks have souvenir shops

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  1. JP

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    and preferably with an online shop too.

    I want to get some rail/transport related souvenirs, and I'd like it to be branded to real networks rather than just a train model in a made up livery (for example).

    I know there's the London Transport Museum selling lots of branded stuff.

    Vienna's transport operator has an online store: https://shop.wienerlinien.at/index.php/merch/26.merchandise

    Stockholm's SL has a shop in its musem, but it's not online.

    Does anyone know of other good examples with online stores?

    Thanks!
     
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    https://shop.directrailservices.com/ is the only one I know of. Freightliner use to have one but I think it closed.

    AFIK no passenger TOCs have one. Virgin Trains sell some nice branded stuff on their on-train shops.
     
  3. JP

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    Thanks!

    I've found another, Swiss railways: https://www.sbb-shop.ch/pub/index.php?&l=en

    Ideally though I'd prefer it on the city level. Vienna's U-Bahn and Stockholm's Metro do some cool keyrings with their logos on etc.

    Given how iconic some metro logos on I'd have thought that there would be more.
     
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    A good number of DB "Reisenbureau" (sic) sell branded DB bags , watches etc ...rather better value than the iconic and excellent SBB etc stuff.

    Course - back in the days when we had a proper railway in the UK , Travel Centres used to sell season ticket holders / bags etc - all for corporate advertising.

    Can you imagine say Connex doing that - let alone GTR customers buying their brand for use...?
     
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    DB merchandise is available via the Bahnshop :D
     
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    First Group do a limited selection, found here: LINK
     
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    The New York Transit Museum has a shop.
     
  8. Bevan Price

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    Some model shops may have what you are looking for. Try searching here:

    http://www.ukmodelshops.co.uk/other/events.php

    Apart from trains. you will find, for example, model buses in liveries of actual bus operators (past or present). The site identifies shops with "on-line" selling facilities.
     
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    That wouldn't go down so well, but a Caley Sleeper hip-flask would be a nice souvenir! :idea:
     
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    I have a couple of random Delhi Metro souvenirs, a pen and something else but I forget what the something else was.
     
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    As well as the NYC Museum shop mentioned above, the MTA also sell off old bits directly - bit like Collectors Corner used to for BR. A bit more expensive than you might have been thinking of though!

    http://web.mta.info/nyct/materiel/collectsales/index.html

    Sydney used to have one, but it seems to be offline so not sure whether it has closed or just temporarily unavailable
     
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    The BLS network in Switzerland had a shop in Zweisimmen the last time I was there - mugs, t-shirts etc.
     

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