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From the early 19th century Southampton station designed in the form of an Italian town palace to the modern reimagining of St Pancras, a new survey reveals how railways changed Britain.
Workshop staff and volunteers in County Durham say their restoration of Winston Churchill's funeral van will be completed in time for the 50th anniversary of the journey.
Digging a metre beneath a slab at Chatham Historic Dockyard, archaeologists have found excellently-preserved timbers used to create mighty ships centuries ago.
A humble South East Trains commuter train unit - the most travelled vehicle in the National Collection - is to be restored back to its former glory at the National Railway Museum.
A ghostly apparition resembling Star Trek's Mr Spock has been discovered in the port hole of a locomotive of the Wells Walsingham Light Railway.
Duxford Aviation Society’s newly-restored Concorde has learned how to lower its famous drooping nose once again in IWM Duxford's Airspace Hall.
Artist Andrew Cross has created the National Railway Museum's exhibition on the phenomenon of Trainspotting. His passion, he says, is wonderfully absurd.
Archaeologists on the Thames foreshore want to explore the river stairs which acted as London's bus and tube stops - if they can raise £3,000 through a public appeal.
East Lancashire Railway volunteers have undertaken a sponsored pull of their flagship LMS “Crab” 2-6-0 No.13065 loco, to launch a major campaign to raise £250,000 for three key projects.