The whole Archive team delves into the history of the sound recordist on the centenary of his birth.
Author Susan Major provides an insight into life as a woman working on the railways in wartime.
A newly-acquired collection in our archive is a vital piece in the jigsaw for anybody researching railway history.
A woman’s work is never done—especially not on the railways when there’s a war on.
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.
“It’s been like trying to untangle a ball of string with lots of different stands”: our volunteers have been hard at work creating railway company biographies to aid researchers.