Learn more about out how our team of conservators care for the objects in our collection, from restoring delicate models to how to paint a full-size locomotive.
Find out how the conservation of our gilt picture frame is going, including some unexpected tools and techniques!
Even the most functional objects in our collection need proper care and attention to make sure they survive for future generations.
It’s not strictly all trains all the time for our conservation team—far from it. They work to preserve a staggering range of objects, from the quotidian to the truly unusual.
The conservation team are hard at work preserving Queen Victoria’s spectacular royal carriage—we caught up with Chris Binks to find out the latest.
Signalling change: Network Rail expertise helps conserve and improve a visitor favourite at the National Railway Museum.
Now that the restoration of Flying Scotsman is complete, take a look at the successes and lessons learned.
The history of dining on the railways is brought to life at the National Railway Museum.
Conservators turn detectives in order to record the conditions of paintings in the Museum’s art store.
Preserving the paper records of a tragic crash can be challenging in a flood-prone environment.
While Flying Scotsman takes centre stage, another classic vehicle from the national collection is given a chance to shine.
Collecting archive film isn’t black and white – as an exploration of the different formats in the National Railway Museum collection shows.
As the locomotive’s overhaul nears completion, you might be wondering how much of this rail icon has been there since it was first built.