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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?

End of an Electrical Engineering Era
By Charlotte Dennard

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.

“I saw it in the works magazine” – casting light on the English Electric workforce
By Charlotte Dennard

Glass negatives from the GEC Traction archive cast light onto the lives of the workers behind the machines.

Conserving the Great Heck books of condolence
By Wendy S-Woodiwis

Preserving the paper records of a tragic crash can be challenging in a flood-prone environment.

Inside our film collection: looking for nitrate film
By Angelique Bonamy

Collecting archive film isn’t black and white – as an exploration of the different formats in the National Railway Museum collection shows.