“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.
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.
Preparing a 109-year-old locomotive for Britain’s biggest rail celebration, Railfest 2012, is no mean feat.
The National Railway Museum is famous for locomotives, but less so for its collection of signalling equipment. Not surprising, really: railway signalling is a complex subject that mystifies most rail enthusiasts, let alone ordinary visitors.