British Rail Research Collection


Derby research centre with assorted experimental vehicles, Railbus, Maglev, laser guided bulldozer and stoneblower.

British Leyland Railbus coming out of Stanton tunnel.

Aerodynamic testing of small model of APT at Pendine.

British Leyland Pacer railbus, 3/4 view on tracks.

BR Derby Research load testing a model of Brunel’s Saltash Bridge using photoelastic element analysis
© The Board of Trustees of The Science Museum, London
National Railway Museum, York

Photographs, a collection of approximately 7,930 silver gelatin glass and film negatives, 35mm to 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 ins, 3,150 35mm transparencies, 2,560 silver gelatin prints, 5 x 4 to 10 x 8 ins, 1,620 lantern slides, featuring the work of the London, Midland & Scottish Railway's Railway Technical Centre, later British Railways Research, at Derby, c 1930 - 1980


Photographic Collections (Railway)
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British Railways Board

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