What's onLocomotion

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

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


Deltic prototype at Locomotion Shildon

Diamond Deltic

Celebrating 60 years of Deltic Prototype 1.

Free for all

24 Oct 2015 - 25 Oct 2015

Family activities

Ghost Train at Locomotion: Shildon

Ghost Train - Halloween

Come along to Locomotion this Halloween for a spooktacular experience!

Free for all

31 Oct 2015

Background: 'Skegness is so Bracing' LNER Poster