Delve into intriguing and unexpected finds from our extensive archive of railway records, working drawings, personal papers, photographs and more.
Explore the different ways in which the railways have entered our national consciousness—particularly through language.
Lorna Hogger explains the stories behind one of her favourite paintings from our art collection.
An essential part of Victorian journey planning, Bradshaw’s Guide was also an object of satire and ridicule.
Take a closer look at the vivd, often grisly world of 19th century railway satire.
See engine cleaning from an artist’s viewpoint with this beautiful painting from our art collection.
A couple of weeks ago one of our star posters went out on loan to the Yale Centre for British Art at Yale University in America.
After a holiday to Belgium, Lorna Hogger explores some of the continental items in our collection.