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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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Station Hall: the finishing touches

Since my last post, when we made real inroads into the installation work in Station Hall, we’ve been focusing on getting the finishing touches just right.

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Station Hall: a week of changes

The changes to Station Hall came on in leaps and bounds last week. We installed a number of platform installations, graphics and collection items. Here are a few highlights: Between now and February, we’ll be finishing off a couple of … Continue reading

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Station Hall lighting workshops

A few weekends ago, we ran a lighting workshop in Station Hall. The workshop was inspired by the student lighting competitions that we’ve run for the last three years, and is part of our ongoing redevlopment of Station Hall. Students from around … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Jubilee: royal photos from our archives

This blog post has been written by Alice Coltman, a volunteer researcher assisting the Exhibition and Design team with the re-development of Station Hall. Hi everyone. I’m Alice. I’ve recently been researching the royal trains that are on display in … Continue reading

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Station Hall lighting competition

For the last three years the National Railway Museum has hosted an event as part of Illuminating York. This year ‘Locos in a Different Light’ was held in Station Hall, and it gave us a fantastic opportunity to see how … Continue reading

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Looking for luggage

My blog posts so far have been about how we’re using our collection to bring Station Hall to life. Now we need your help. We’re asking people to donate old suitcases and trunks for us to use as props in … Continue reading

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