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Transport Archive: About the Project

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How it all started.

During the year 2001, the New Opportunities Fund (NOF) requested applications for funds to create a series of Internet-based multi-medium educational resources, focusing on life-long learning.

Three organisations submitted bids for a grant to digitise, and make available on the Internet, collections of images and objects relating to great transport undertakings.

NOF suggested a consortium be formed, maximising resources and producing a cohesive group of web-sites. The links below explain more about each partner in the consortium.

Or follow the links to the right to see more about how the overall project developed and the people involved.

Frequently Asked Questions

The background information on the project has been arranged into a series of questions and answers.

These include the project aims and objectives, the image digitisation process, the structure of the data collected and our plans for the future.

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Add Links to this site

If you have your own website about transport or history, the code available on this page will allow you to add graphical links to the Transport Archive sites quickly and easily.

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Credits and Contacts

Nearly twenty different individuals have been involved in the Transport Archive project so far.

Visit the Credits and Contacts page to find out what their roles are and how to get in touch with them.

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