Senior Lecturer in History Mike Esbester explores safety on the railways since 1913.
From legendary locomotives and over 200 items of rolling stock to china tea services, uniforms, posters and even a railway bridge, our collection tells the story of the railways in incredible detail.
Repainting might sound like one of the simpler stages of restoring a loco, but there are a lot of specialist skills involved.
Simon Kohler from Hornby writes about the effect the A4s have had on both his personal and professional life.
Take a sneak peak at some of the fantastic railway photographs in our new exhibition, in collaboration with the Landscape Photographer of the Year award.
Archivist Alison Kay explores what our collections can tell us about life on board a First World War ambulance train.