From Trains to Cathedral .... to the Pub!

Some of you might have thought I was being a wise ass in calling this blog The English Heritage Tour – well, today there were times I felt like I was on AHT – lots of walking and touring! 385 more words

York Visit

National railway museum York

During a recent trip to York we visited the Nation Railway Museum which is conveniently situated next to a Park and Ride bus stop in the city. 256 more words



This weekend I was lucky enough to be part of The HackTrain.

HackTrain is the first ever train hackathon in Europe targeted to #HackTheRails! An unforgettable experience where 40 of the best developers from all around Europe will revolutionize the world!

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Associate Archivist, Sound and Film, National Railway Museum, UK

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Associate Archivist – Sound and Film

Based at the National Railway Museum, York

£20000 – £23000 per annum

Full Time, 2 year Fixed term contract… 186 more words

Full Time

Travel Room: Museum Week

From 23rd to 29th March, various countries across the globe are marking Museum Week. The purpose of this is to celebrate and encourage participation in educational and cultural establishments. 482 more words


She took the midnight train

This is the third year that I’ve been given the opportunity to attend a three day conference, packed full of plenaries, seminars, and excitable administrators.  It really is the best place to network, to speak with colleagues across the sector, to reassure yourself that you’re not alone in the insanity in the sector. 660 more words

Work Stuff

Images from the Railway Museum

I have never been to the Canadian Railway Museum. Visiting York last summer and seeing what Britain’s national railway museum has to offer has caused me to think that maybe I should see what its Canadian counterpart is like. 145 more words