What's onLocomotion

Current and upcoming events, exhibitions, talks and tours. Our refurbished cafe is now open.


Steam Rides at Locomotion Shildon

Train ride experiences

We operate our onsite passenger service at scheduled dates throughout the year.

25 Jan 2016 - 18 Dec 2016

Family activities

Bishop Auckland Photographic Society at Locomotion Shildon

Bishop Auckland Photographic Society

A display of work by Bishop Auckland Photographic Society members.

Free for all

10 Jan 2016 - 20 Feb 2016

Talks and tours

Hackworth Cottage at Locomotion Shildon

Cradle of the Railways Tour

Discover Shildon's railway heritage by accessing our buildings at Locomotion.

Free for all

01 Jul 2015 - 31 Dec 2016

Background: 'Skegness is so Bracing' LNER Poster