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Trams, buses and TGVs – drawings from the GEC archives
By Charlotte Dennard

Delving into the GEC Traction archive reveals a fascinating slice of engineering history.

Researching at the Network Rail archives
By Ellen Tait

In preparation for our exhibition Destination Stations, Ellen Tait takes a look through the Network Rail archives.

Engineered to perfection: cataloguing the GEC Traction Archives
By Charlotte Dennard

Charlotte Dennard explains the mammoth task of cataloguing our biggest archive collection—not a job for the faint-hearted!

Poetry in Motion: Verses and Odes from the archives
By Alison Kay

Poetry about the building of a railway bridge? Our fascinating archive collection has it all.

Diagrams, deers and decor: lighting represented in railway engineering archives
By Alison Kay

Our archive collections shed light on historic railway carriage interiors.

Celebrating the Jubilee: royal photos from our archives
By Alice Coltman

Get into the jubilee spirit with some festive photographs from our collection.

New finds from the NRM archives: Brunel and atmospheric railways
By Alison Kay

Archivist Alison Kay shares a fascinating discovery she recently made in our collection.

Search Engine – the first 10 years
By Peter Thorpe

This week we’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of the opening of Search Engine, our library and archive centre.

A Tail from the Cuthbert Grasemann Archive
By Philippa Turner

Archives and Records Management Masters student Philippa Turner delves into the delights of our archives.

Disability History Month: Of accidents and prosthetics
By Mike Esbester

To mark Disability History Month, Mike Esbester explores what historically happened after a railway accident.

New Resource – Midland Railway Timetable Finding Aid
By David Geldard and Roy Burrows

A useful new resource will help anyone interested in the history of the Midland Railway.

Great Western Railway Engineers: Churchward, Gresley, Maunsell, Bulleid and Holcroft
By Charlotte Dennard

Cataloguing the archive collection of Harold Holcroft’s papers has revealed an insight into the man’s life.

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