Rawrus Goes To The National Railway Museum Part 2 - The Great Hall

Little Boy and I are so excited to be here!  We pretty much ran all the way to the Great Hall to see the trains.  The first was an ex-Southern Railway train, No. 723 more words

Cleaning City of Truro

This is a guest post written by collections volunteer Ken Woods.

I was looking forward to cleaning City of Truro when it was put on display on the Great Hall’s turntable. 193 more words

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The Number of the Beast  

This is a guest blog post written by Curator of Museum Collections, John McGoldrick

As part of the Trainspotting season, the Curators have been presenting on-gallery talks looking more in-depth at the subject.  1,411 more words

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Rawrus Goes to The National Railway Museum Part 1 - The Journey

If you follow me on twitter @RawrusTheStego you may have seen a few tweets on Sunday from when Grandad treated us by taking us on the train to York to see the National Railway Museum! 257 more words

York loves trains: Institute of Railway Studies re-launched

By Alfie Packham

The University of York will strengthen its commitment to its National Railway Museum partnership

Train-loving postgrads rejoice: the National Railway Museum, together with the University of York, has officially re-launched the Institute of Railway Studies. 196 more words


Operation Smash Hit!

This guest blog post was written by archive volunteer, Jack Garside  

How do you prove carrying nuclear waste by rail is safe?

About 30 years ago on the 17th July 1984 millions of people worldwide tuned in to watch a train crash on live TV, a crash with no casualties and on a section of disused railway that made headlines.  391 more words

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