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The secret life of a museum exhibit

The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway signalling school layout (L&Y) was built in 1912 to teach railway workers the art of signalling trains. You might imagine that this training aid from the Edwardian age would have no place on the 21st … Continue reading

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Weekend Signalling School at the Museum

The National Railway Museum is famous for its collection of locomotives and carriages, but perhaps not so famous for its collection of signalling equipment. Not surprising, really: railway signalling is a complex subject that mystifies most rail enthusiasts, let alone … Continue reading

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