MOR Music: Music on Rails - Spotlight on The Rodeo Falls

We recently caught up with The Rodeo Falls, who will be performing at our MOR Music: Music On Rails festival on Saturday 6 September. Here’s what they had to say: 382 more words

Museum News

Armchair R-T-R tooling and manufacturing logistics

Last year I posted about Armchair Ready-To-Run designers being an extension of the  term “armchair modeller” that has been used in the hobby referring to those who are vocal in criticism and comment but are sat in their comfy chairs tapping away on their keyboards without actually the processes involved in various aspects of the hobby. 487 more words

Southern Railway

MOR Music: Music On Rails - Spotlight on Plumhall

We recently met up with Plumhall, who will be performing at our MOR Music: Music On Rails festival on Saturday 6 September. Here’s what they had to say: 578 more words

Museum News

Jorvik Forever

   I’ve so far used up the first two days of my three day holiday. Half of the first day was spent trying to get to York and the second was half spent trying to deal with a dodgy leg problem and half sitting in the pub. 2,932 more words

Adventures

The Million Go Forth: Early Railway Excursions

This is a guest post written by Susan Major

What was it really like for ordinary people? When I started exploring topics for my research degree I wanted to investigate what the new 19th century railways in Britain meant to the masses at the time, the working classes. 548 more words

Museum News

So last week I paid a visit to the National Railway Museum in New Delhi.  Salivating at the prospect of seeing some vintage train action i entered the museum located in peaceful Chanakyapuri, right next to the Bhutanese Embassy ( 

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Shildon

K and I recently made it to the National Railway Museum at Shildon on a wet day, so the fact that there were not any trains in steam that day did not matter so much, it still gave us plenty of time to explore the engines in the main shed. 28 more words

Ideas And Activities