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Trams, buses and TGVs – drawings from the GEC archives

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/gec-archive-drawings/
By Charlotte Dennard

Delving into the GEC Traction archive reveals a fascinating slice of engineering history.

Researching at the Network Rail archives

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/research-at-the-network-rail-archives/
By Ellen Tait

In preparation for our exhibition Destination Stations, Ellen Tait takes a look through the Network Rail archives.

Engineered to perfection: cataloguing the GEC Traction Archives

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/engineered-to-perfection/
By Charlotte Dennard

Charlotte Dennard explains the mammoth task of cataloguing our biggest archive collection—not a job for the faint-hearted!

Poetry in Motion: Verses and Odes from the archives

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/poetry-in-motion/
By Alison Kay

Poetry about the building of a railway bridge? Our fascinating archive collection has it all.

Diagrams, deers and decor: lighting represented in railway engineering archives

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/diagrams-deers-and-decor-lighting-represented-in-railway-engineering-archives/
By Alison Kay

Our archive collections shed light on historic railway carriage interiors.

Celebrating the Jubilee: royal photos from our archives

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/celebrating-the-jubilee-royal-photos-from-our-archives/
By Alice Coltman

Get into the jubilee spirit with some festive photographs from our collection.

New finds from the NRM archives: Brunel and atmospheric railways

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/new-finds-from-the-nrm-archives-brunel-and-atmospheric-railways/
By Alison Kay

Archivist Alison Kay shares a fascinating discovery she recently made in our collection.

Railway Workers After the Accident

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/railway-workers-after-the-accident/
By Mike Esbester

Dr Mike Esbester introduces a new resource from the ‘Railway Work, Life & Death’ project to coincide with Disability History Month.

A glimpse into the history of the ‘Concrete Works’

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/the-concrete-works/
By Peter Thorpe

Peter Thorpe digs deeper into the history of the building which still stands in the museum’s car park.

Railway Work, Life & Death—latest from the project

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/railway-work-life-death-latest-from-the-project/
By Mike Esbester

Dr Mike Esbester explores the latest goings-on from an important collaborative railway research project.

From York to Sierra Leone—a tale of two railway museums

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/from-york-to-sierra-leone-a-tale-of-two-railway-museums/
By Anthony Coulls

Senior Curator Anthony Coulls discusses the National Railway Museum’s partnership with Sierra Leone’s railway museum.

Search Engine – the first 10 years

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/search-engine-the-first-10-years/
By Peter Thorpe

This week we’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of the opening of Search Engine, our library and archive centre.

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