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Railway Workers After the Accident

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/railway-workers-after-the-accident/
By Mike Esbester

Dr Mike Esbester introduces a new resource from the ‘Railway Work, Life & Death’ project to coincide with Disability History Month.

A glimpse into the history of the ‘Concrete Works’

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/the-concrete-works/
By Peter Thorpe

Peter Thorpe digs deeper into the history of the building which still stands in the museum’s car park.

Railway Work, Life & Death—latest from the project

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/railway-work-life-death-latest-from-the-project/
By Mike Esbester

Dr Mike Esbester explores the latest goings-on from an important collaborative railway research project.

From York to Sierra Leone—a tale of two railway museums

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/from-york-to-sierra-leone-a-tale-of-two-railway-museums/
By Anthony Coulls

Senior Curator Anthony Coulls discusses the National Railway Museum’s partnership with Sierra Leone’s railway museum.

Search Engine – the first 10 years

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/search-engine-the-first-10-years/
By Peter Thorpe

This week we’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of the opening of Search Engine, our library and archive centre.

A Tail from the Cuthbert Grasemann Archive

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/tail-from-the-cuthbert-grasemann-archive/
By Philippa Turner

Archives and Records Management Masters student Philippa Turner delves into the delights of our archives.

Disability History Month: Of accidents and prosthetics

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/disability-history-month-of-accidents-and-prosthetics/
By Mike Esbester

To mark Disability History Month, Mike Esbester explores what historically happened after a railway accident.

New Resource – Midland Railway Timetable Finding Aid

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/new-midland-railway-timetable-finding-aid/
By David Geldard and Roy Burrows

A useful new resource will help anyone interested in the history of the Midland Railway.

Great Western Railway Engineers: Churchward, Gresley, Maunsell, Bulleid and Holcroft

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/great-western-railway-engineers/
By Charlotte Dennard

Cataloguing the archive collection of Harold Holcroft’s papers has revealed an insight into the man’s life.

Navvies: Caught on the wrong side of the track

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/navvies-caught-wrong-side-track/
By Tom Shillam

Exploring the archives sheds light on the early links between railways and crime.

Going Underground with the Price & Reeves Collection

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/going-underground-with-the-price-reeves-collection/
By Tania Parker

How were London’s main transport arteries constructed?

Builders of Locomotives to the World’s Railways

https://blog.railwaymuseum.org.uk/10179-2/
By Tania Parker

From Brazil to India and Japan, what can railway manufacturers’ archives tell us about key moments in rail history around the world?

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