Mystery on the Rails

Uncover the special place railways have in mystery and detective fiction.


23 March–3 September


From Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express to the recent The Girl on the Train, the railways have provided us with the perfect setting for a thrilling crime story. Join us for our Mystery on the Rails season to uncover the special place railways have in mystery and detective fiction, solve the mystery of The Missing Passenger and discover a wealth of real-life tales of audacious robberies, petty thefts and notorious criminals.

Are you ready to unleash your inner detective? Our Summer Sleuthing activities include creating your own short story in Case Files, putting your detective skills to the test in Rogues Gallery and learning about the science behind crime and detection with our brand new Science Busking.


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