Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Joanne Bailey talks about the National Railway Museum and the history of ordinary people

Friday, 07 June 2013

Dr Joanne Bailey, Reader in History, was interviewed on BBC Radio York by Jonathan Cowap, about the potential closure of one of the three northern museums in the Science Museum Group due to budget cuts.

She talked about the enormous value of the National Railway Museum for the history of ordinary people and the importance of the railways for the industrial revolution and the transformations of British society.