Tag Archives: Trainspotting season

Trainspotting – an executive pastime?

This is a guest post written by Associate Curator of Railways, Russell Hollowood In many quarters, trainspotting is regarded as a byword for socially awkward people with personal problems.  So how can it be that people of power could be associated … Continue reading

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The Number of the Beast  

This is a guest blog post written by Curator of Museum Collections, John McGoldrick As part of the Trainspotting season, the Curators have been presenting on-gallery talks looking more in-depth at the subject.  I have laid down a few personal … Continue reading

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The elegance of modernity

This is a guest post by Graphic Designer Rob Derbyshire. The common visual language used to depict railways in design often harks back to the romanticisms of British steam. The three-quarter view of a heroic locomotive thundering down the mainline … Continue reading

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How I learned to love Trainspotting

This is a guest post written by our interpretation developer, Jamie Taylor Earlier in the year we launched a national campaign to collect stories and photographs for our Trainspotting season. It‘s been my job to look through all of the … Continue reading

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