We recently acquired some interesting publications from W.H. Smith & Son. You may wonder why as, on the face of it, the railway connection is rather tangential.
A woman’s work is never done—especially not on the railways when there’s a war on.
Design Manager Chris Mossop explores an artistic answer to a thorny problem for the railways.
Senior Lecturer in History Mike Esbester explores safety on the railways since 1913.
Jules Hussey and her colleague Sue Giovanni explain how Search Engine helped their ‘Inspired By The Subway’ research project on the Crystal Palace station.
Archivists normally hate the media describing archives as “lost” and “discovered”. My only excuse for using such tired clichés is that this collection actually was lost and discovered.
We’ve teamed up with the Railway & Canal Historical Society to create a new research tool based on the work of esteemed railway historian Alan Jackson.
Archivist Alison Kay shares a fascinating discovery she recently made in our collection.