Dr Mike Esbester shares the latest progress on the ‘Railway Work, Life & Death’ project.
Delve into intriguing and unexpected finds from our extensive archive of railway records, working drawings, personal papers, photographs and more.
Peter explores the history of the printed version of the National Rail Timetable as it reaches the end of its life.
Anne McLean delves into the fascinating story behind a seemingly mundane letter recently found within the museum’s archive collections.
Nick explores a 1926 collection of photographs taken at Hull Docks, a facility with close links to the railway industry.
A trawl through the Yorath Lewis archive sheds light on an experimental railway design built for 1924’s British Empire Exhibition.
Take a look at our free online course, in partnership with the University of Strathclyde.
Regular visitor Matthew has made good use of Search Engine to fuel his enthusiasm for engines.
IRS regular Jonathan recaps seminars from 2017 and 2018 for those curious about what goes on.
We get a surprising amount of enquiries about railway clocks. Luckily, we have quite a few records in the archives.
Photographic Archives Volunteer Nick has found some intriguing images in a collection covering the Nidd Valley Light Railway.
The whole Archive team delves into the history of the sound recordist on the centenary of his birth.