What’s in a number? John McGoldrick explores the significance of locomotive numbering.
John McGoldrick was the Curator of Museum Collections at the National Railway Museum.
Curator John McGoldrick explores the controversial subject of railway privatisation.
Olympic uniforms might seem slightly esoteric objects for a railway museum collection, but there are good reasons to acquire them.
We’ve recently acquired a concept model which is of one of the rarer examples of railway traction – a locomotive that was never built.
Why would a railway company give its employees a jigsaw for Christmas? Curator John McGoldrick explains.
You’ve probably seen an object like this on a station platform – but what’s it for?
Passenger comfort may have increased vastly since the early days of rail travel, but one problem remains…
What was Nine Elms Motive Power Depot like after steam-hauled trains stopped running to Waterloo?
Curator John McGoldrick shares a recent acquisition which he hopes will spark trainspotting memories.