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‘Skegness is SO bracing’ – back to its bracing best
By Lorna Hogger

A delve into the Museum’s archives reveals a railway design icon.

A petition to let railway staff grow moustaches
By Peter Thorpe

Search Engine Assistant Peter Thorpe reveals the story behind a weird and wonderful document from our collection.

Can you read this letter? There’s a prize on offer if you can
By Alison Kay

Archivist Alison Kay reveals the story behind this apparently illegible letter from our archives.

Displays & exhibitions in Search Engine
By Peter Thorpe

If you missed our display of royal train-related items, Search Engine Assistant Peter Thorpe has picked out some highlights for blog readers to enjoy.

Railway tourist guides: part 2
By Peter Thorpe

Search Engine Assistant Peter Thorpe reveals a less well-known aspect of railway advertising.

Poetry please!
By Karen Baker

On National Poetry Day (7 October), Search Engine launched a competition to find the next budding railway poet.

Conserving ‘The Shark’: part 2
By Robin Gibson

This is the second part in a series of blog posts written by Robin Gibson, who’s working on the conservation of an 1860s locomotive model. 

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