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National Railway Museum blog
Another month yields further progress as the historic loco’s overhaul continues.
Author Susan Major provides an insight into life as a woman working on the railways in wartime.
Take a look behind the scenes of a project to refresh the displays in the Collection Building at Locomotion.
Discover the latest news on Sir Nigel Gresley’s progress from behind the scenes in the workshop.
In 1950, steam traction was the mainstay of Britain’s railways. Just 18 years later, the embers of the steam age were left to cool.
Mark Thomas shares insights from the making of our current film installation, which explores the present and future of railways.
Catch up on another month of restoration of the historic locomotive.
Find out how the conservation of our gilt picture frame is going, including some unexpected tools and techniques!
Even the most functional objects in our collection need proper care and attention to make sure they survive for future generations.
Exciting things are on the horizon for our collaborative project on the history of railway safety.
Find out the latest restoration updates from the workshop, where the historic locomotive is being overhauled.
It’s not strictly all trains all the time for our conservation team—far from it. They work to preserve a staggering range of objects, from the quotidian to the truly unusual.