26 September 2014 - 1 March 2015
Discover the adventure, mischief and drama of trainspotting,
through a season exploring the much misunderstood hobby.
York and Shildon
Santa's Steam Adventure
November and December
Magical activities for all the family this Christmas.
Our special guest for the day
Wednesday 29 October
NRM York and Shildon
Highlights of our Collection
Our curators have picked some 'must-sees' on your visit
National Railway Museum
Discover 300 years of history and 1,000,000 objects that changed the world in the UK's largest railway museum.
York open 10am-6pm
(Search Engine opening times)
Shildon open 10am-5pm
All aboard for a magical steam ride with Santa filled with immersive storytelling, a truly festive atmosphere and tasty restaurant treats. Book your places now!
Recreating an ambulance carriage
To commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the First World War, we are focusing on a wartime railway story which is perhaps less well-known. From July 2016, our exhibition will tell the story of the ambulance trains used to transport sick and injured troops, both in theatres of war and in the UK.