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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.

From Glasgow Around the Globe

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/from-glasgow-around-the-globe/
By Tania Parker

Records of the North British Locomotive Company Ltd. & Constituent Companies are now published—here’s what’s inside.

Time detectives—discovering the history of railway clocks

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/time-detectives-discovering-the-history-of-railway-clocks/
By Peter Thorpe

We get a surprising amount of enquiries about railway clocks. Luckily, we have quite a few records in the archives.

In pictures: Constructing the Scar House Dam

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/in-pictures-constructing-the-scar-house-dam/
By Nick Ansell

Photographic Archives Volunteer Nick has found some intriguing images in a collection covering the Nidd Valley Light Railway.

Peter Handford: A pioneer of sound

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/peter-handford-a-pioneer-of-sound/
By Archive Team

The whole Archive team delves into the history of the sound recordist on the centenary of his birth.

The Kenneth Cantlie Archive

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/the-kenneth-cantlie-archive/
By Leena Lindell

Cantlie Project Archivist Leena Lindell shares the story of a man who travelled the world and carved his career in the railways of three continents.

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