National Railway Museum

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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
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Shildon open 10am-4pm

What’s on

Trains in the frame - Easter 2014

Put yourself in the picture this Easter with our photography themed activities for the whole family - running from 5 to 25 April.

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Researching the trainpotters

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Creme de la Creme

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Students mark record for world's oldest working model railway

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Flying Scotsman update

Work to complete the restoration of Flying Scotsman will continue apace as a milestone moment in the project has been completed - the frames indicate no significant problems and there are only minor issues with the condition of the cylinders.

Latest pictures | Press release

Background: A4s image by Heritage Railway