Flying Scotsman Restoration Update
29 Apr 2013
The tender for the engineering overhaul to restore iconic locomotive Flying Scotsman to steam was issued today.
County Counts Down to Mallard 75 Anniversary Celebrations
19 Apr 2013
This week the National Railway Museum launched its 75 day countdown to the nation’s celebration of the 75th anniversary of Mallard breaking the world steam speed record.
British Engineering Icon Receives Award in Lead-up to 75th Anniversary Celebration
05 Apr 2013
Mallard, the world’s fastest steam locomotive receives an award from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers on the anniversary of designer Sir Nigel Gresley’s death.
Royal Patron for Mallard 75 Anniversary Celebrations
25 Mar 2013
The National Railway Museum have announced that HRH The Prince of Wales is Patron of Mallard 75, the museum’s spectacular season of events and activities in 2013/14 marking 75 years since Mallard broke the world steam speed record.
National Railway Museum forges Midlands links
22 Mar 2013
The National Railway Museum and the Midland Railway Study Centre have forged a collaboration that is set to make more Midland Railway documents and artefacts accessible to the public than ever before.
Flying Scotsman restoration update
08 Mar 2013
An independent engineering report focused on the work required to complete the restoration to mainline operation of the iconic locomotive Flying Scotsman, commissioned by the National Railway Museum, is published today.
Valley Veteran TVR 28 needs your help!
01 Mar 2013
The cosmetic restoration of Taff Vale Railway ‘O1’ class 0-6-2T No. 28, the last surviving Welsh-built standard gauge steam locomotive, is set to go ahead thanks to a unique three-way partnership between the National Railway Museum, and two of Wales’s leading standard gauge preserved railways.
Museum confirms anniversary reunion for record breaker
07 Feb 2013
Historic gathering of the six surviving A4 locomotives mark 75 years since Mallard clinched the world speed crown on 3 July 1938
Transatlantic traveller on display in hall of railway greats
06 Feb 2013
First of Mallard’s sisters joins the world record-breaker in preparation for historic anniversary reunion in 2013
Name nations 'rail' toy
28 Jan 2013
The National Railway Museum in York is hosting a Big Fun with little trains event this February half term. To coincide with this the museum is trying to find the nation’s favourite railway related toy and is asking the great British public for its help.