We’ve been writing about some of stories that we have encountered while developing the exhibition.
- Commemorating the Australian First World War Railwaymen
- ‘Defending land and sea? Come get your free tea!’ – Station comforts offered by lady volunteers
- Raid on the railways! First World War Zeppelin raids and black-outs
- Named locomotives in the First World War
- Discovering the First World War through our archive
- Tobacco and comforts for wounded railwaymen
- Prisoners of the Red Desert: Wartime Adventures of LNWR railwaymen
- A First World War tragedy, the origins of Lassie and the loyalty of Bruce
- Great War Railwaymen and the Sinking of the Aragon
Selected resources handpicked by our researchers.
- The Railway Operating Division on the Western Front : the Royal Engineers in France and Belgium 1915-1919, William Aves
- The Great Western Railway in the First World War, Sandra Gittins
- Valour : in memory of the G.C.R. employees who gave their lives for their country 1914-1918, Ken Grainger
- Gone with remembrance : a list of Great Western Railway locomotive firemen and cleaners who fell in the Great War (1914-1918), compiled by E. T. Lyons
- Railwaymen of Cumbria remembered : a roll of honour in remembrance of those who gave their lives in the service of their country during the Great War 1914-1918, researched and compiled by Peter Robinson
- A record of the 17th and 32nd Service Battalions : Northumberland Fusiliers (N.E.R.) Pioneers, 1914-1919, Lt.-Col. Shakespear
- Roll of honour: British Transport Police Officers who have died on active service, compiled by Philip Trendall
- GWR Casualties, Ruth Wood
- Manchester Cathedral Wednesday, May 14th, 1919 at 2.30 p.m.in memory of the railwaymen of Great Britain and Ireland who have died in the service of their country during the War, 1914-1918.
- St. Paul’s Cathedral, Wednesday, May 14th, 1919 at 2.30 p.m. in memory of the railwaymen of Great Britain and Ireland who have died in the service of their country during the War, 1914-1918