Author Diccon Bewes recounts the journey he made researching his new book ‘Slow Train to Switzerland’, following in the footsteps of an intrepid 19th century holidaymaker.
Repainting might sound like one of the simpler stages of restoring a loco, but there are a lot of specialist skills involved.
Nic Schneider from York College writes about the preparations for a spectacular event at the National Railway Museum.
Simon Kohler from Hornby writes about the effect the A4s have had on both his personal and professional life.
Andrew Robinson of Network Rail discusses the big changes underway for signalling and railway operations at York.
Vancouver-based photographer Derek Hayes, one of many ‘Mallard 75 pilgrims’, explains his novel idea for a unique photo opportunity.
Rebekah Johnston shares one of the more unusual finds from the Wolverton Works archive, which has recently been audited by a group of volunteers.
Mallard is such a popular locomotive that one prog rock band have even penned an ode to its magnificence.
Photographic volunteer Anne McLean selects her favourite photos from our collection.
It’s the turn of Belinda Morris, our Interpretation Manager, to choose a photo from our 4000-strong online collection.
Intern Verity Smith shares some insights from her work on our Station Stories project.
What was life like for workers in a goods depot? Volunteer Alice Coltman has been exploring our archive for stories.