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Work and Play on a First World War Ambulance Train

The most recent addition to our rare book collection is an amazing insight into the lives of people who worked on ambulance trains during the First World War. The book was compiled by the Friends Ambulance Unit (FAU)  and (in … Continue reading

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Armed Merchantmen and Q-Boats

Today’s blog was written by Simon Batchelor, our Assistant Curator of Collections, and and continues to explore the impact of World War One on Britain’s railways.  When World War One broke out some ships belonging to the merchant fleets of Britain’s railways … Continue reading

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