Where to see the Collection

The main location is the Midland Railway Study Centre in Derby Silk Mill - Museum of Making. 

Items from the collection have also been made available on loan to various sites throughout the UK from time to time.  Examples of these are:

Kidderminster Railway Museum

The collection provided the contents of the Midland Railway Alvechurch booking office displayed at Kidderminster.

Kidderminster Office Alvechurch

Alvechurch Booking Office at Kidderminster Railway Museum displaying some items from the Trust's collection

Also the majority of photographs in the collection are held at Kidderminster and prints can be supplied on request - Kidderminster Railway Museum.

Settle Signal Box

An agreement with the Friends of the Settle and Carlisle Line has resulted in several items from the collection being on display at Settle Signal Box.

12797 Ground Signal Compressed 10740 Signal arm indicator Compressed
Midland Railway ground signal Signal arm indicator

 St Alban's Signal Box

A similar agreement with the St Albans Signal Box Preservation Trust has enabled a number of collection items to be displayed in and around their box.

 12697 Bridge Diamond Compressed
Bridge diamond


About the Trust

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Some of the Trust's collection is on display at various places around the UK.

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