What’s on at NRM ShildonLocomotion
Steam train rides
Enjoy a ride on our currently operating locomotive
- A small charge applies
- Adults, Families
On special event days, you can enjoy a ride on our steam train.Footplate rides are also available on all passenger steaming days (except our gala events) for £10 per person – but you must be aged 18 or over.
The steam train service is subject to availability of the locomotive: call us on 01388 777999 before your visit to check that the service is running.
- Sat 16 March & Sun 17 March - Model Motion
- Sun 31 March & Mon 1 April - Easter
- Sun 5 May & Mon 6 May - Antiques, Gifts & Crafts Fair
- Sun 26 May & Mon 27 May - Meccano Magic
- Sat 1 June & Sun 2 June 2, Sat 8 June & Sun 9 June - Festival of the North East early railways weekends
- Sat 15 June & Sun 16 June - Shildon Model Railway Club exhibition weekend
- Sat 6 July & Sun 7 July - Toy Fair
- Sun 21 July - Classic Car Rally
- Sat 3 Aug & Sun 4 Aug - Model Mania
- Sun 25 Aug & Mon 26 Aug - Bank Holiday Fun Day
- Sat 21 Sept & Sun 22 Sept - Steam Gala
- Sun 6 October - Vintage Vehicles Rally
- Sat 12 Oct & Sun 13 Oct - Shildon Model Railway Club exhibition
- Sat 9 Nov & Sun 10 Nov - Cab It!