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.
Discover the story of a father and daughter who, when it came to station work, chose to keep it in the family.
It’s not just humans who’ve got stories to tell—our Station Stories project also gathered lots of tales about man’s best friend.
Love it or loathe it, the provision of food by railway companies has always been an important part of the rail passenger experience.
Steph, a volunteer on the Station Stories project, has selected some of her favourite tales that people have contributed so far.
The Station Stories project ventures further afield—and enlists the help of some young volunteers.
Intern Verity Smith shares some insights from her work on our Station Stories project.
What was life like for workers in a goods depot? Volunteer Alice Coltman has been exploring our archive for stories.