Monthly Archives: May 2013

Ladies Only: researching the Southern Railway 4-Sub

Myself and others on my team have been doing some research about the vehicles on display in the Great Hall here at York. One of the vehicles I’ve been looking at is the Southern Railway (SR) 4-sub, number S8143S. I … Continue reading

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How Mallard inspired a rock band

Hi, my name is Sam and I handle the social media channels for the museum. As we prepare for Mallard 75 celebrations, I’ve started to look at the many ways Mallard, the world’s fastest steam loco, has inspired people;  from appearing on … Continue reading

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Station Stories: Spring Breaks and Daytrips

As part of the Station Hall redevelopment, I have been working on the Station Stories project, collating the railway memories that the public have submitted. People sent us emails, letters, and lots of story forms and we have also been … Continue reading

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King’s Cross redevelopment wins heritage award

The redevelopment of Kings Cross Station has been awarded an EU Prize for Cultural Heritage in the area of conservation. The work on Lewis Cubitt’s 1852 Grade 1 listed station built for the Great Northern Railway has transformed the way passengers … Continue reading

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