WWII bomb-damaged signal box celebrates 120...

Jun 12, 2019

A doodlebug, a blast-injured signaller and one of the longest frames on the South Eastern railway - Maidstone West signal box has had an extraordinary history. The Grade II listed box...

From the archive: WWII and the...

Jun 6, 2019

The Network Rail archive is the custodian of a vast collection of historic documents and plans relating to today’s railway infrastructure. It represents the development of the most significant structures, engineers and innovation...

International Archives Week

Jun 3, 2019

This International Archives Week - 3 to 9 June - highlights how archives put people at the heart of information. Helping to build a better railway for passengers is a crucial...

Network Rail signs first Heritage Partnership...

May 29, 2019

Network Rail has signed its first Heritage Partnership Agreement, improving the management of “architectural gem” London King’s Cross. Network Rail, Camden Council and heritage public body Historic England have signed a Heritage...

From the archive: William Henry Barlow

May 10, 2019

The Network Rail archive is the custodian of a vast collection of historic documents and plans relating to today’s railway infrastructure. It represents the development of the most significant structures, engineers and innovation...

From the archive: the Royal Albert...

Apr 29, 2019

The Network Rail archive is the custodian of a vast collection of historic documents and plans relating to today’s railway infrastructure. It represents the development of the most significant structures, engineers and innovation...

Top five English heritage trips by...

Apr 3, 2019

This English Tourism Week we celebrate some of the country’s most striking railway heritage. Here are our top five places to visit in England by rail: The National Railway Museum Click...

Five times we’ve preserved railway history

Mar 29, 2019

Network Rail is committed to saving railway history for the nation. Here are five times we've conserved extraordinary items from across Britain...   1. The Runcorn bell In May last year,...

From the archive: The Royal Border...

Mar 27, 2019

The Network Rail archive is the custodian of a vast collection of historic documents and plans relating to today’s railway infrastructure. It represents the development of the most significant structures, engineers and innovation...

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