The common visual language used to depict railways in design often harks back to the romanticisms of British steam.
Take a look behind the scenes of preparations for a new exhibition at the National Railway Museum.
Artist Andrew Cross continues his journey across America capturing the image and video used in his art commission Parallel Tracks
From full-size rolling stock to more diminutive models, the National Railway Museum conservators look after objects of all sizes.
Jules Hussey and her colleague Sue Giovanni explain how Search Engine helped their ‘Inspired By The Subway’ research project on the Crystal Palace station.
What makes trainspotting such a popular hobby, and what should spotters do to keep safe? Amy Banks reveals what she’s learned while researching our Trainspotting season.
Volunteer Alexandra Baker writes about the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ canteen at York Station during the First World War.
Sven Bracke, Curator at the Dresden Transport Museum, writes about a new exhibition and the loan of locomotive Coppernob from the National Railway Museum.
Volunteer Keith Taylor explains the story behind an intriguing object from our collection.
Archivists normally hate the media describing archives as “lost” and “discovered”. My only excuse for using such tired clichés is that this collection actually was lost and discovered.
Ian Hewitt from Heritage Painting writes about the cosmetic restoration of locomotives Dwight D. Eisenhower and Mallard.
Sarah Carr from the British Postal Museum and Archive (BPMA) looks at the history of the Travelling Post Office.