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.
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.
How an accident led to the largest painting in our collection getting a new lease of life.
One of the paintings in our extensive art collection gets some much-needed TLC.
How do we conserve paper railway posters which were never intended to last?
The biggest poster in our collection presents equally large conservation challenges.
From full-size rolling stock to more diminutive models, the National Railway Museum conservators look after objects of all sizes.
Borough Market Junction signal box is getting ready to undergo significant conservation work.
Conservation team member Chris Binks shares a valuable new skill which could be used to care for items in our collection.
Go behind the scenes at the museum’s conservation workshop and find out how we restored a very well-worn railway object.
We’ve recently completed the conservation of two of our ship models—find out more about the work that went into them.