Search our archive and library collections

Search our new archive catalogue. Further archive lists are also available.

Research and archive at the National Railway Musuem

Whatever you're interested in, our research facilities are here to help.

In Search Engine – our library and archive centre – you can find the answers to your railway questions, discover more about our collection, or just relax with the latest copy of your favourite railway magazine.

Our online library and archive collection lists our vast store of drawings, book, timetables and much more.

Search our library holdings (books, journals, films and electronic resources) via our library catalogue.

See research help for online research tools, both in and out of our museum.

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