BR 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.

Concept drawing of train controller at work station.

Concept drawing of futuristic station or airport with railway links and passenge

Concept drawing of theoretical rail freight system with railway wagons being unl

Concept drawing of experimental APT-like train.

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

Aerodynamic test on APT model.

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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