I’m Ruth Leach, an Interpretation Developer here at the National Railway Museum, and I’m part of the team working on the Station Hall redevelopment. The last few weeks have seen some really exciting work being carried out in Station Hall, and I wanted to take the opportunity to show you some images from behind the scenes.
As Joe mentioned in his previous post, we undertook a major shunt which made Station Hall feel very empty...
To improve the routes around the hall we've built some new ramps. We used a very cool robot drill to remove some surplus concrete.
Bringing our road vehicles back to life - albeit with the help of a tow rope and fork lift.
Moving the clock from the original Euston Station was no mean feat...
Some of our fantastic enamel signs waiting to be installed.
We've also fitted new panels to fill the platform gaps - here a decorative detail on Queen Victoria's saloon peeks through