Women at War - What contribution did women workers make? Main page

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5a What do you think these women are doing in this picture?

5b Why were women working in railway workshops in the war?

5c Why was it so important to keep the railways running during the war?

Photograph showing two women working on a steam locomotive

PRO ref: RAIL 1057/3280; Photograph showing two women working on a steam locomotive