Monthly Archives: October 2010

Bradshaw and the Victorians

In his popular television programme, Great British Railway Journeys, Michael Portillo uses Bradshaw’s Tourist Handbook to navigate the British rail network.  However, Bradshaw was most famous for his monthly timetable, known as Bradshaw’s Railway Guide. For nineteenth-century passengers, the complexity of Bradshaw’s Guide … Continue reading

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Conserving ‘The Shark’: part 1

This is the first in a series of blog posts written by Robin Gibson, who’s working on the conservation of an 1860s locomotive model. Read Part 2 here An introduction first I think: I’m Robin Gibson, a (very) mature student from … Continue reading

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