Exploring the archives sheds light on the early links between railways and crime.
From Brazil to India and Japan, what can railway manufacturers’ archives tell us about key moments in rail history around the world?
Glass negatives from the GEC Traction archive cast light onto the lives of the workers behind the machines.
Delving into the GEC Traction archive reveals a fascinating slice of engineering history.
Explore the colourful, kooky world of advertising in the GEC Traction archive.
Cinema has been closely connected to the railways since its earliest days—as the films in our archive show.
Like all modern technologies, the railways have come a long way from their origins.
How did the Parliamentary Papers in our archives inform safety standard during the period of railway mania?
Discover the new stories emerging as we continue to update our list of fallen railwaymen.
Charlotte Dennard explains the mammoth task of cataloguing our biggest archive collection—not a job for the faint-hearted!