Tag Archives: Great Central Railway

Stories from the Western Front: 1000 entries now updated on our list of fallen railwaymen

This blog is written by Harriet Steers, one of our archive volunteers who is researching railways and the First World War. We recently started a project to enhance the NRM’s list of 20,000 railwaymen who died in the First World … Continue reading

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Lizzie the Elephant’s War Work

This blog is written by Harriet Steers, one of our archive volunteers who is researching railways and the First World War.  We recently started a project to enhance the NRM’s list of 20, 000 railwaymen who died in the First World … Continue reading

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Women at Work in the First World War: Central to the Railway and the War Effort

This blog is written by Harriet Steers, one of our archive volunteers who is researching railways and the First World War. We have recently started a project to enhance the National Railway Museum’s list of railwaymen who died in the First World … Continue reading

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The Great Central Vision

The Great Central Railway (GCR) conjures many images in the mind of the railway enthusiast, such as ‘the last mainline’ (a misnomer which lingers on) and the Robinson locomotives. Despite its relatively ephemeral working existence the GCR had, as Gary … Continue reading

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