We recently acquired some interesting publications from W.H. Smith & Son. You may wonder why as, on the face of it, the railway connection is rather tangential.
What were the dangers of early rail travel? How did the arrival of steam power shape our landscape? What will the train of the future look like? The museum team unravel questions like these to tell the story of the railways.
What was life like for the railwaymen who served at sea during the First World War?
Discover the new stories emerging as we continue to update our list of fallen railwaymen.
Charlotte Dennard explains the mammoth task of cataloguing our biggest archive collection—not a job for the faint-hearted!
A newly-acquired collection in our archive is a vital piece in the jigsaw for anybody researching railway history.
How did a group of Great Central Railway employees come to drown in Egypt? Our archives offer some answers.
Our archive is helping to record and make accessible personal stories of the First World War.