To celebrate Locomotion’s 15th birthday, former National Railway Museum Head of Engineering Richard Gibbon reflects on the initial challenges he faced setting up the museum.
Keep up to date with the latest goings-on at the museum, see what we have planned for the future and take a peek behind the scenes with our fantastic volunteers.
The back end of the tender’s looking good as new and plenty of parts are now being test-fitted and tweaked as things take shape.
As Volunteers’ Week approaches its conclusion, we find out just how much work goes into running our Signalling School model railway for a day.
Volunteers’ Week is still going—here’s a look at what it’s like to work with our Development team.
Find out what it’s like to look after one of our Information Points as part of our series of Volunteers’ Week posts.
As Volunteers’ Week continues, here’s a glimpse into life behind the scenes of our model railway.
Volunteers’ Week begins tomorrow and through the week we’ll be sharing an insight into what five of our volunteers get up to at the museum.
There’s grinding, painting, scraping and cleaning this month as the restoration rumbles on.
There might be water in the boiler, but plenty of jobs are still on the go as the painstaking restoration continues.
The whole Archive team delves into the history of the sound recordist on the centenary of his birth.
Things are taking shape as the meticulous restoration continues.
Photographic Archive Volunteer Anne McLean shares her love of a teenager’s set of photographs and letters.