Putting on the ritz in time for the National Railway Museum’s first Lates.
Dan was the museum's Web Manager until 2016.
Recent visitors to the workshop at the National Railway Museum will have noticed we’ve got a special guest staying with us for a while – meet locomotive Sir Nigel Gresley.
Christmas is always a busy time for our railways, as a significant portion of the population plan to visit friends, family, or use it to get away from all that festive stuff. But the extra pressure on the railways can push the service – and its passengers – to the limit.
Whatever its fame and history, a locomotive can also be seen as a collection of skilfully designed, manufactured and maintained components.
See Station Hall transformed into a magical festive wonderland for our Christmas events.
Discover the stories our archive collections tell about the Great Central Railway.