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Discuss the range of activities involved in working on the railways in the long nineteenth century, and how these changed during the period covered by the course.
Assess representations of working lives on the railways and railway artefacts and discuss how they relate to wider questions of class, gender, and professional identity.
Explore written and oral material on workers’ lives within the appropriate historical and material contexts.
Perform searches in the online resources of the National Railway Museum and other archives for material relevant to railway history and workers’ lives.