This week we’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of the opening of Search Engine, our library and archive centre.
Archives and Records Management Masters student Philippa Turner delves into the delights of our archives.
To mark Disability History Month, Mike Esbester explores what historically happened after a railway accident.
A useful new resource will help anyone interested in the history of the Midland Railway.
Cataloguing the archive collection of Harold Holcroft’s papers has revealed an insight into the man’s life.
Exploring the archives sheds light on the early links between railways and crime.
How were London’s main transport arteries constructed?
From Brazil to India and Japan, what can railway manufacturers’ archives tell us about key moments in rail history around the world?
Delve into some of the amazing records from the GEC Traction archive, which is available to the public for the first time in 20 years.
The story of the ambulance train continues long after the end of the Second World War.
Glass negatives from the GEC Traction archive cast light onto the lives of the workers behind the machines.
Preserving the paper records of a tragic crash can be challenging in a flood-prone environment.