Delve into intriguing and unexpected finds from our extensive archive of railway records, working drawings, personal papers, photographs and more.
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.
Cinema has been closely connected to the railways since its earliest days—as the films in our archive show.
How did the Parliamentary Papers in our archives inform safety standard during the period of railway mania?
We recently acquired some interesting publications from W.H. Smith & Son. You may wonder why as, on the face of it, the railway connection is rather tangential.