Head of Locomotion Sarah Price looks ahead to 2025, which marks 200 years of railway passenger travel.
Martyn Halman tells an intriguing story sparked by a recently unearthed drawing on tracing paper.
Railway historian Anthony Dawson shares the story of Charles Beyer of Manchester’s Beyer, Peacock & Co.
Find out how accessibility has been factored into the design of our new interactive gallery.
Curator Thomas Spain explores some of the legal wranglings that paved the way for the creation of the Stockton & Darlington Railway.
Senior Explainer James shares a bundle of visitors’ visions of future rail travel.
Karen and Tania explore accidents with railway workers as we enter Disability History Month.
Wonderlab artist Pippa Hale provides an insight into her work on Play Revolution, a crucial part of our new gallery.
Alexander Appleton shares discoveries about Leonard Raisbeck, an impactful but little-known figure in early railways.
Lawrence Jones explores the life of infamous WHSmith bookstall manager Mr Olney.
Faris Al-Ali unveils the story of an extraordinary railway bookstall that will feature in our redeveloped Station Hall.
Hornby delve into their expansive back catalogue of Flying Scotsman models as celebrations for the famous loco’s centenary begin.