Category:2020 - new exhibits and infrastructure

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2019 Events 2021
2019 Exhibits and upgrades 2021

  • temporary return of the full Coronation Scot train (Exley for Bassett-Lowke) to the central 1930s layout.
  • Full speed ahead with work on the the new archival storage bays (non-public area)
  • The Museum closed to the public (due to COVID) on 17th March.
  • The decision is made to furlough staff from 1st April.
  • A range of display improvements and changes that had been originally planned for April onwards are put on hold.
  • The museum is kitted out with COVID screens on the counter, stickers on the floor, a one-way system, and protection equipment and new procedures.
  • Museum reopens on July 28th.
August onwards
  • Work resumes on re-sorting the contents of the museum’s archival/storage areas.
  • Two new modern-specification computer screens for the Resource Room, for use by staff and volunteers.
  • Updated Community Rail Partnership displays in Brighton Station.
  • The return of the nice paper museum carrier bags, courtesy of Tidmas Townsend.