BATTLE BUS RESEARCH VOLUNTEER PROJECT – The Final Session

This blog is part of a mini-series of updates about the Battle Bus Research Volunteer Project. To keep up-to-date with all the latest programme activities, please visit the ‘Battle Bus’ section in London Transport Museum blog. The Final Session The research volunteers presented their findings to the rest of the group, before a well-deserved ‘Well done and … Continue reading BATTLE BUS RESEARCH VOLUNTEER PROJECT – The Final Session

BATTLE BUS RESEARCH VOLUNTEER PROJECT – SESSION Five and six

This blog is part of a mini-series of updates about the Battle Bus Research Volunteer Project. To keep up-to-date with all the latest programme activities, please visit the ‘Battle Bus’ section in London Transport Museum blog. Session five and six  In sessions five and six the research volunteers started to organise their topics into a narrative and … Continue reading BATTLE BUS RESEARCH VOLUNTEER PROJECT – SESSION Five and six

BATTLE BUS RESEARCH VOLUNTEER PROJECT – SESSION FOUR

This blog is part of a mini-series of updates about the Battle Bus Research Volunteer Project. To keep up-to-date with all the latest programme activities, please visit the ‘Battle Bus’ section in London Transport Museum blog. Session Four Getting started on the research This week the group started to research their chosen topics, which included the use … Continue reading BATTLE BUS RESEARCH VOLUNTEER PROJECT – SESSION FOUR

Battle Bus Research Volunteer Project – Session Three

This blog is part of a mini-series of updates about the Battle Bus Research Volunteer Project. To keep up-to-date with all the latest programme activities, please visit the ‘Battle Bus’ section in London Transport Museum blog. Session Three Introduction to research Volunteer Rhys Davies-Santibanez reflects on session three of the project, which introduced the volunteers to the … Continue reading Battle Bus Research Volunteer Project – Session Three

Battle Bus Research Volunteer Project – Session Two

This blog is part of a mini-series of updates about the Battle Bus Research Volunteer Project. To keep up-to-date with all the latest programme activities, please visit the ‘Battle Bus’ section in London Transport Museum blog. Session Two Visit to the Imperial War Museum and the National Army Museum This week the group visited the First World … Continue reading Battle Bus Research Volunteer Project – Session Two

Battle Bus Research Volunteer Project – Session One

This blog is part of a mini-series of updates about the Battle Bus Research Volunteer Project. To keep up-to-date with all the latest programme activities, please visit the ‘Battle Bus’ section in London Transport Museum blog. Session One This year the Battle Bus project is focussing on ‘London’s Memories’. We are starting the programme of … Continue reading Battle Bus Research Volunteer Project – Session One

Battle Bus project 2014-2018

Thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and London Transport Museum Friends, London Transport Museum is close to completing Battle Bus – the civilian story of the First World War, a five-year programme to commemorate the centenary of the First World War which has taken place between 2014-2018. The Battle Bus project has included … Continue reading Battle Bus project 2014-2018

Battle Bus Project 2016: Young Volunteers

During 2016 the Battle Bus community learning programme has worked with three amazing teams of young volunteers to co-curate an exhibition called From Tottenham to the trenches. These young volunteers consisted of a research team, an exhibition team and an outreach team who all had different roles to play in bringing together the exhibition. The … Continue reading Battle Bus Project 2016: Young Volunteers

Our Q stock story – Restoring three rare 1930s Underground train cars

Work is underway at our Museum Depot in Acton to restore three Q stock cars into operational condition. In November we launched a  fundraising appeal to raise the £200,000 necessary to complete this ambitious restoration project. Q stock trains first entered service on the District line eighty years ago in 1938. Unlike modern trains with identical carriages, Q stock … Continue reading Our Q stock story – Restoring three rare 1930s Underground train cars