Cataloguing the archive collection of Harold Holcroft’s papers has revealed an insight into the man’s life.
Delve into intriguing and unexpected finds from our extensive archive of railway records, working drawings, personal papers, photographs and more.
Exploring the archives sheds light on the early links between railways and crime.
Loughborough University lecturer Dr Lise Jaillant explores the literary phenomenon that went hand in hand with the rise of rail travel.
What impact did the railways have on Victorian cultural life?
How were London’s main transport arteries constructed?
Glass negatives from the GEC Traction archive cast light onto the lives of the workers behind the machines.
Delving into the GEC Traction archive reveals a fascinating slice of engineering history.
Drunkenness and work on the railways: a potentially catastrophic combination.
As part of the First World War Railway project here at the National Railway Museum, we are continuing to research and update the online fallen railwaymen database.
Explore the colourful, kooky world of advertising in the GEC Traction archive.