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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’
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
By Tom Shillam

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

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
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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