Plan a visit
10am - 6pm
Closed 24, 25, 26 Dec
Dale Road Industrial Estate
Shildon, DL4 2RE
10am - 5pm during summer (28 March-October)
10am - 4pm in winter (October-April)
Closed 24-26 Dec and 1 Jan
What's on at York
From Steam to Stage
Go behind the scenes of York Theatre Royal at the National Railway Museum this summer, from set modelling and design to exclusive backstage tours.
The Railway Children
The mesmerising return of the National Railway Museum and York Theatre Royal's award winning production of The Railway Children. Join Bobby, Peter and Phyllis as they tell the story of how they became The Railway Children.
York Miniature Railway Ride
Our new Miniature Railway Ride is now open - great fun for train lovers of all ages!
What's on at ShildonLocomotion
Summer family fun
From holiday clubs to train ride experiences, there's lots of enjoy over the summer holidays at Locomotion: Shildon.
Cradle of the Railways Tour
Discover Shildon's railway heritage by accessing our buildings at Locomotion.
Train ride experiences
We operate our onsite passenger service at scheduled dates throughout the year.