To mark the start of Black History Month in the UK, Assistant Director & Head Curator Andrew McLean explores the legacy of Asquith Xavier, who successfully fought to become the first black worker employed as a train guard at London Euston station in 1966.
Lydia Turnbull shares the exciting news of our new lockdown-themed railway posters.
As the country enters lockdown, here’s where the team got up to with the restoration before downing tools.
A look at the progress made on the conservation of historic buildings at the Locomotion site.
From a new battery box to riveting the coal door frame, there’s still plenty to do as the restoration continues.
The overhaul continues apace, with the electrical system, bushes and valve guides all receiving attention.
Dr Mike Esbester shares the latest progress on the ‘Railway Work, Life & Death’ project.
The new year is off to a productive start, with plenty of reaming, refurbishment and replacement.
Andrew tells us about the significance of Locomotion No.1, which made a momentous journey on 27 September 1825.
Peter explores the history of the printed version of the National Rail Timetable as it reaches the end of its life.
The wheel drop is called into action in another month of progress.