Anne McLean delves into the fascinating story behind a seemingly mundane letter recently found within the museum’s archive collections.
Christmas is always a busy time for our railways, as a significant portion of the population plan to visit friends, family, or use it to get away from all that festive stuff. But the extra pressure on the railways can push the service – and its passengers – to the limit.
We have become familiar with images of wartime Christmas truces where fighting stopped—but this certainly wasn’t the universal experience on the Western Front 100 years ago.
Rail Operations Co-ordinator Matt Ellis shares his tips for a perfect Christmas dinner…cooked on the move.