Service With Style
Hop on board and embark on an audio adventure in our Great Hall.
Experience the thrills and spills of a journey on the world's
most famous express train, Flying Scotsman.
Stunts, Speed and Style
Climb on board the legendary Flying Scotsman, see it in a line-up
with three locomotives famous for pulling the express service
between London King's Cross and Edinburgh Waverley. Cab them all!
Why is Flying Scotsman so well-known?
What is it about this particular engine that has
captured the imagination of generations worldwide?
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-4pm
From Queen Victoria's lavish 'palace on wheels' to King Edward VII's well-furnished smoking saloon discover the biggest collection of royal carriages in the world.
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.