Karen and Tania explore accidents with railway workers as we enter Disability History Month.
Bob explores the issue of rolling contact fatigue and October 2000’s Hatfield rail crash—and new technology that could prevent it from happening again.
Mike Esbester shares fantastic news from the Railway Work, Life and Death project, which has 16,000 new records.
Exciting things are on the horizon for our collaborative project on the history of railway safety.
To mark Disability History Month, Mike Esbester explores what historically happened after a railway accident.
How did the Parliamentary Papers in our archives inform safety standard during the period of railway mania?
Take a closer look at the vivd, often grisly world of 19th century railway satire.