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.
A delve into the Museum’s archives reveals a railway design icon.
Think that a week relaxing at the beach is good for you? In the early 1900s, visiting the coast for a dip in the sea was thought to cure all manner of ailments. But what happened when the summer season was over and you had to leave all that fresh air and sea water behind?
Interpretation Developer Cheryl Knight reports on the progress of a very special and exciting project: the museum’s first ever smartphone app.