Dr Mike Esbester introduces a new resource from the ‘Railway Work, Life & Death’ project to coincide with Disability History Month.
Delve into intriguing and unexpected finds from our extensive archive of railway records, working drawings, personal papers, photographs and more.
Dr Mike Esbester digs deeper into records from the Fallen Railwaymen database.
Peter Thorpe digs deeper into the history of the building which still stands in the museum’s car park.
Author Susan Major provides an insight into life as a woman working on the railways in wartime.
Exciting things are on the horizon for our collaborative project on the history of railway safety.
Dr Mike Esbester explores the latest goings-on from an important collaborative railway research project.
Archives and Records Management Masters student Philippa Turner delves into the delights of our archives.
A useful new resource will help anyone interested in the history of the Midland Railway.
A wartime winter and a surprise railway journey are at the heart of our latest short fiction instalment.
An escape to the Scottish countryside takes a grisly turn in this instalment in our short fiction series, Case Files.
Historian Mike Esbester reveals the background to a collaborative project between the National Railway Museum and the University of Portsmouth.